lepke

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Hungarian[edit]

Peablue (Lampides boeticus) at Osaka, Japan

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *lëppᴈ (butterfly). Cognates include Finnish liippo (butterfly), Northern Mansi lāpėk (butterfly), and Meadow Mari лыве (lyve, butterfly).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛpkɛ/
  • Hyphenation: lep‧ke

Noun[edit]

lepke (plural lepkék)

  1. butterfly

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Álgu etymological database, entry #38509 (language: Hungarian, word: lepke)