liska

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Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-West Germanic *hlisku, *hlisiku, *hlusiku (sedge), diminutive of Proto-West Germanic *hlus (reed, sedge). The ultimate origin could be

Compare Middle Low German lēsch, lǖsch, lūs, lēsek, lēsik (reed, sedge), Middle Dutch luusch, Old Saxon hlus (reed, sedge).

Noun[edit]

liska f

  1. sedge, reed

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: *lische

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907), “lisca”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “lerë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 219
  3. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 2, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 681
  4. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010), “lis1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute
  5. ^ laîche”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlis.ka/
  • Rhymes: -iska
  • Syllabification: lis‧ka

Noun[edit]

liska m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of lisek

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Slavic *listъ, possibly borrowed through Polish liść; compare with the inherited lȋst.

Noun[edit]

lȉska f (Cyrillic spelling ли̏ска)

  1. leaf (part of a plant)
    Synonym: lȋst

Declension[edit]

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