žirnis

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Lithuanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *źirnja-, from Proto-Balto-Slavic, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm. Compare Latvian zirnis, Old Prussian syrne[1], Russian зерно́ (zernó), Persian خرمن (xarman), English corn, Italian grano.

Noun[edit]

žìrnis m (plural žìrniai) stress pattern 1 [2]

  1. (botany) pea[3]

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 553
  2. ^ “žirnis” in Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  3. ^ “žirnis” in Martsinkyavitshute, Victoria (1993), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian. New York: Hippocrene Books. ISBN 978-0-7818-0151-5