āzis

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Latvian[edit]

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Āzis

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *āž-, from Proto-Indo-European *āǵ-, *h₂e(i)ǵ- (goat). Cognates include Lithuanian ožỹs, Old Prussian wosux ([vōzuks]), Proto-Slavic *azь (Russian язь (jaz’) “ide (fish)” < “goat”), Sanskrit अजः (ajáḥ), Albanian dhi (< *a-dhi), Old Armenian այծ (ayc).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

āzis m (2nd declension)

  1. male goat, billy goat, buck
    āža bārda, bārdiņa(little) goat beard, goatee
    tiepīgs kā āzisas stubborn as a goat

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References[edit]

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