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]

(file)

Noun[edit]

dzemde f (5th declension)

  1. (anatomy) womb, uterus
    dzemdes dobums‎ ― uterine cavity
    dzemdes kakls‎ ― uterus neck (= cervix)

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References[edit]

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