patskaņa

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pats (self) +‎ skaņa (sound). A calque of German Selbstlaut (vowel), it was, until the beginning of the 20th century, one of the competing variants of the term patskanis, coined by A. Kronvalds in the 1860s.[1]

Noun[edit]

patskaņa m

  1. genitive singular form of patskanis

patskaņa f (4th declension)

  1. obsolete form of patskanis

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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