šuo

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Šitas šuo yra dobermanas - This dog is a Dobermann.

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ḱwen-

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *śwō, *śun- ‎(dog); compare Latvian suns, Old Prussian sunnis ‎(dog), Proto-Slavic *sǫka ‎(bitch), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ ‎(dog). Cognate to Armenian շուն ‎(šun), Sanskrit श्वन् ‎(śvā́), Latin canis, Proto-Germanic *hundaz.

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Noun[edit]

šuõ m ‎(plural šùnys, feminine kalė̃) stress pattern 4

  1. dog (domestic or Canis spp.)
  2. (vulgar) a detestable, unpleasant person; bastard

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