ozols

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Latvian[edit]

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Ozols

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *anžōl-, *anžōn- (later o-stem *anzuol-as), from Proto-Indo-European *anǵōl-, *anǵōn-. The origin of the latter stem is disputed.

Cognates include Lithuanian ą́žuolas, Old Prussian ansonis ([anzōnis]).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ozols m (1st declension)

  1. oak tree (genus Quercus)
    ozolu birzs‎ ― oak grove
    korķa ozols, korķozols‎ ― cork oak
    vīrs kā ozols‎ ― a man like an oak tree (= very strong)
  2. oak wood
    ozola galds, skapis, krēsls‎ ― an oak table, cupboard, chair

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References[edit]

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