pērkons

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Latvian[edit]

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 pērkons on Latvian Wikipedia
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *Perkūnas, from Proto-Indo-European *perkʷunos, from *pérkʷus (oak). Related to Old Prussian Perkūns.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pērkons m (1st declension)

  1. thunder (strong noise from an atmospheric electrical discharge)
    pērkons rūc, ducinathunder growls, rolls
    pērkona negaiss, lietusthunderstorm, thunder rain
    pērkona grāviensthunderclap
    sadzirdēt pērkonusto hear thunder

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References[edit]

  • New Perspectives on People and Forests (2011)