alavas

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See also: ålåvas

Lithuanian[edit]

alavas

Etymology[edit]

The native cognate álvas was displaced by a borrowing from Russian о́лово (ólovo, tin). Compare Latvian al̂va (tin), Old Prussian alwis (lead). Formal discrepancies imply that this word is probably ultimately a non-Indo-European borrowing.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈaːlɐvɐs/

Noun[edit]

ãlavas m (uncountable) stress pattern 3

  1. tin (metallic element with chemical symbol Sn)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 53

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

alavas

  1. Second-person singular (tu) imperfect indicative of alar