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Lithuanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Lithuanian , from Proto-Balto-Slavic *eˀź-um, *eś; compare Latvian es, Old Prussian es/as, Sudovian es, Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ. From Proto-Indo-European h₁eǵ-, *h₁eǵHom(I). Compare Sanskrit अहम्(aham), Ancient Greek ἐγώ(egṓ), Old Armenian ես(es), Latin egō. The final *-ś in Baltic is perhaps a result of sandhi or final obstruent devoicing.

Notable parallels of the vowel change observed in Lithuanian > include:

These forms were perhaps carried on from dialects where *e- regularly gives a-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

àš

  1. (first-person singular) I

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See mano;

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rick Derksen (2002) '"Rozwadowski's change" in Baltic', Baltų Filologija, vol. 11, no. 1, pg. 5-12
  2. ^ Vytautas Ambrazas ed. (1997) Lithuanian Grammar. Vilnius: Insitute of the Lithuanian Language, page 208
  3. ^ Vytautas Mažiulis (2006) Historical Grammar of Old Prussian, page 78

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

  1. (Chakavian) because

Synonyms[edit]