abėcėlė

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See also: abėcėle and abėcėlę

Lithuanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ã + bė̃ + cė̃, the names of the first three letters in the Lithuanian alphabet + diminutive suffix -ė̃lė. Possibly created by analogy of Polish abecadło. Analogous with many other alphabet names, cf. Russian азбука ‎(azbuka), English alphabet, abjad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɐbʲeːˈt͡sʲeːlʲeː/

Noun[edit]

abėcė̃lė f ‎(plural abėcė̃lės) stress pattern 2

  1. alphabet
  2. (figuratively) the basics, very beginning of a field

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