skandinieks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A term coined at the end of the 18th century by G. F. Stenders from skandin(āt) (to sound, to resound) +‎ -nieks, which was later replaced by A. Kronvalds' coinage patskanis.[1]

Noun[edit]

skandinieks m (1st declension)

  1. (obsolete) vowel

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References[edit]

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