biś

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See also: bis, Bis, bis-, biş, bís, and Biś

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *biti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

biś impf (perfective deriś)

  1. to hit, strike, beat

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Further reading[edit]

  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “biś”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • biś in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Romani[edit]

Romani numbers (edit)
200
 ←  19 20 21  → [a], [b]
2
    Cardinal: biś
    Ordinal: biśto
    Adverbial: biśvar

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit विंशति (viṃśatí), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *HwiHśatí, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HwiHćati, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥tí. Cognate with Hindi बीस (bīs), Persian بیست(bist).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

biś

  1. (International Standard) twenty

Descendants[edit]

  • Kalo Finnish Romani: biȟ
  • Romanian: biștar