ābols

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Latvian[edit]

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Āboļi

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *āˀbōl, genitive *āˀbeles (from this paradigm, the two forms ābols (apple) and ābele (apple tree) were later differentiated), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébl̥, *h₂ebōl, a word which some consider a borrowing from some pre-Indo-European language. Cognates include Lithuanian obuolỹs, Proto-Slavic *ablъko (Old Church Slavonic аблъко (ablŭko), Russian яблоко (jábloko)), Proto-Celtic *abalom (Old Irish uball, Irish úll, Scottish Gaelic ubhal), Proto-Germanic *aplaz (English apple, German Apfel, Dutch appel, Swedish äpple).[1]

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Noun[edit]

ābols m (1st declension)

  1. apple fruit
    salds, skābs, sulīgs ābolssweet, sour, juicy apple
    ābolu sula, vīns, ievārījumsapple juice, wine, jam
    ābola serde, sēklas, mizaapple core, seeds, skin
    sārts, vesels kā ābolsrosy, healthy as an apple
    žāvēti ābolidried apples

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References[edit]

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