kuņģis

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Latvian[edit]

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Cilvēka kuņģis

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Etymology[edit]

From Latvian dialectal from guņģis (belly) by dissimilation, from Proto-Indo-European *geng- (lump), from the stem *gen- (to squeeze, to make (something) round). See also Latvian dziedzeris (gland).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

kuņģis m (2nd declension)

  1. (anatomy) stomach (extension of the digestive tract between the oesophagus and the small intestine)
    cilvēka kuņģishuman stomach
    kuņģa sienastomach wall
    kuņģa sulagastric juice
    kuņģa slimībastomach disease
    kuņģa čūla, jēlumsstomach ulcer

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References[edit]

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