daina

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Verb[edit]

dainā̀ (grade 1)

  1. to quit doing, to cease

Lithuanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *dainā (compare Latvian daĩn̨a), from *deî- ‘to sing, dance’ (compare Latvian diêt), from Proto-Indo-European *dih₁- ‘move swiftly’ (compare Old Irish dían ‘fast’, Ancient Greek δίω (díō) ‘I run away, flee’, Sanskrit dīyati ‘he soars’)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (dainà) IPA(key): [d̪ɐɪ̯ˑˈn̪ɐ]
  • (dna) IPA(key): [ˈd̪ɐɪ̯ˑn̪ɐ]

Noun[edit]

dainà f (plural daĩnos) stress pattern 4 [1]

  1. (music) song
    liaudies dainos - folksongs
    dainą dainuoti[2] - to sing a song

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “daina” in Juozas Balčikonis [et al.] (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  2. ^ “dainuoti” in Balčikonis, op. cit.