dzemde

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Latvian[edit]

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Dzemde

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *gem-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷem- (to go, to come, to step), from which also dzemdēt (to give birth) (q.v.). From the zero grade form *gʷm̥- comes Latvian dzimt (to be born) (q.v.). Cognates include Lithuanian gimda.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dzemde f (5th declension)

  1. (anatomy) womb, uterus
    dzemdes dobumsuterine cavity
    dzemdes kaklsuterus neck (= cervix)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “dzimt” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.