neskanis

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A word coined in the second half of the 19th century by M. Kaudzīte, from ne- (not) +‎ skanis (vowel). By the end of the 19th century, it had been replaced by līdzskanis, a word coined by A. Kronvalds in the 1860s.[1]

Noun[edit]

neskanis m (2nd declension)

  1. (obsolete) consonant

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “līdzskanis” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7