avietė

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps derived for its fluffy appearance from avis (sheep), with an unclear suffix -iẽtė (compare the demonymic suffix -iẽtis, -iẽtė).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aviẽtė f (plural aviẽtės) stress pattern 2

  1. (countable) raspberry (plant)
  2. (uncountable, collectively) raspberry (edible fruit of the plant)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Václav Machek (1961) Zum Wortschatz des Litauischen, ZfslPh 1961, XXIX (2), page 346