liska

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See also: Liska, líska, liška, and líška

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

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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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