blusa

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See also: blusā

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

blusa f ‎(plural bluse)

  1. blouse
  2. smock (of a painter)
  3. overall (of a worker)

Latvian[edit]

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Blusa

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *blusa (or perhaps Proto-Balto-Slavic *blúšaH[source needed]), from Proto-Indo-European *b(ʰ)lou / *plou-, *b(ʰ)lu / *plu- “flea” (< *bʰluseh₂). Cognates include Lithuanian blusà, Old Prussian place name Bluskaym (cf. Latvian Blusciems), Proto-Slavic *blъxa (Russian блоха ‎(bloxá), Belarusian блыха ‎(blyxá), Bulgarian блъха ‎(blǎhá), Czech blecha, Polish pchła, dialectal błycha), Old High German flōh (< *plouk-), German Floh, Sanskrit प्लुषिः ‎(pluṣiḥ), Ancient Greek ψύλλα ‎(psúlla) (< *blusya-), Latin pūlex (< *pusl-).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

blusa f (4th declension)

  1. flea (various small, wingless bloodsucking parasites of order Siphonaptera, famous for their ability to jump)
    blusas kodiensflea bite
    cilvēka blusa — human flea
    ķert blusas — to catch fleas
    uz netīras ādas parazitē blusas, kas izplata infekciju slimības — dirty skin is parasitized by fleas which spread infectious diseases

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “blusa”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *blúšaH ‎(flea), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰluseh₂ ‎(flea).

Noun[edit]

blusà f

  1. flea

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

blusa m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of bluse

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

blusa m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of bluse

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

blusa f (plural blusas)

  1. blouse (woman's shirt)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French blouse.

Noun[edit]

blusa f ‎(plural blusas)

  1. blouse