kalnas

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *kalˀnas (compare Latvian kal̂ns, possibly Polish czółno (dugout) < *čьlno), ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *kelH- (lift), see Lithuanian kélti (raise, lift), kìlti (rise, originate), Polish czoło (forehead, front). Cognate with English hill < *kl̥H-nís; Icelandic hallr (rock) < *kólH-nus; Latin collis (hill) < *kolH-nis; Ancient Greek κολώνη (kolṓnē) κολωνóς (kolōnós, hill).

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Noun[edit]

kálnas m (plural kalnaĩ) stress pattern 3 [1]

  1. (geography) hill, mountain
  2. heap, mountain (a large amount of something)
    knỹgų kalnaĩ - heaps of books

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “kalnas” in Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.