žalias

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-. Cognate with Latvian zaļš (green) and akin to Proto-Slavic *zelenъ (green), *zelьje (young vegetation).

Adjective[edit]

žãlias m (feminine žalià) stress pattern 4

  1. green
  2. unripe, immature
  3. uncooked, raw, unworked
  4. inexperienced, naive
  5. young, hale
  6. green, ecofriendly

Declension[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • žalias”, in Lietuvių kalbos žodynas [Dictionary of the Lithuanian language], lkz.lt, 1941–2022
  • žalias”, in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė [Lithuanian etymological dictionary database], 2007–2012
  • Derksen, Rick (2015), “žalias”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 511