acs

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See also: ACS, ács, and a/cs

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

acs

  1. plural of ac

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Latgalian[edit]

Noun[edit]

acs m, f

  1. eye

Latvian[edit]

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 acs on Latvian Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic (perhaps Proto-Balto-Slavic[1][2]) *ak-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃okʷ-, *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see). Cognates include Lithuanian akìs, Old Prussian ackis (plural), Proto-Slavic *oko (eye) (Old Church Slavonic око (oko), Russian, Ukrainian о́ко (óko), Bulgarian око́ (okó), Czech, Polish oko), Proto-Germanic *ago (> *augô under the influence of *ausô (ear); Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌲𐍉 (augō), German Auge, Dutch oog, English eye), Sanskrit अक्षि (ákṣi), Armenian ակն (akn), Ancient Greek ὤψ (ṓps, eye, face), Latin oculus.[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

acs f (6th declension)

  1. (anatomy) eye (organ of vision)
    zilas, brūnas, melnas acisblue, brown, black eyes
    lielas, mazas acisbig, small eyes
    šauras, šķības acisslanted eyes
    acu vāki (= plakstiņi)eyelids
    dzīvas, skumjas acislive, sad eyes
    viltīgas aciscunning eyes
    acu pilieniseye drops
    atvērt, aizvērt acisto close, to open one's eyes
    mirkšķināt acisto blink one's eyes
  2. vision, capacity to see, field of vision, attention
    acis kā vanagam, kaķimeyes like a hawk's, a cat's (= good vision)
    pievērst acis gleznaito turn one's eyes to a painting
  3. something similar to an eye in form
    gredzens ar lielu acia ring with a large eye
    kartupeļu acispotato eyes
  4. a hole or loop with a specific purpose
    adatas acseye of a needle
    tīkla acismesh size
  5. (card games) value unit (when playing cards)
    dūzim ir vienpadsmit acuthe ace has, is eleven eyes

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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 365
  2. ^ akis in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė
  3. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “acs”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7