Arklitten

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English[edit]

a house in the village

Etymology[edit]

From German, from Old Prussian.

Proper noun[edit]

Arklitten

  1. (historical) A village, located in what was historically East Prussia and is now Poland; the village is now called Arklity.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the earlier form Arkeliten (attested in 1359), Erkeliten (1401), from Old Prussian. (Folk etymology connects the name to the fact that the place had arg gelitten (suffered terribly) during the Swedish chapter of the Thirty Years' War.)

Proper noun[edit]

Arklitten

  1. Arklitten