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Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *pää, from Proto-Uralic *päŋe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. head
    • Tiit-Rein Viitso, Valts Ernštreits (2012–2013), Līvõkīel-ēstikīel-lețkīel sõnārōntõz, Tartu, Rīga: TÜ, LVA
      täuž
      drunk (lit. "full head")
      kīlõks pānda
      to be absolutely sure; to bet one's life on something (lit. "to pledge one's head")
      īrgõb rinkõ lǟdõ
      to get dizzy; to have one's head spinning (lit. "head starts to go in circle")
      kīerõb (~ lǟb immar)
      head is spinning (~ going around)
      mōzõ võttõ
      to decapitate (lit. "to take off head")
      pǟdõ vȯtšõ
      to look for lice (lit. "to inspect head")
      midēgõst pǟzõ võttõ
      (of something) to have gotten into (someone); to become convinced of something (lit. "to take something inside of (one's) head")
      pǟsõ tēḑi vȯtšõ
      to look for lice on (one's) head (lit. "in head")
      pǟstõ jālgad sōņi kažži
      soaking/wet from head to toe (lit. "legs")
      pǟstõ oppõ
      to memorize (lit. "learn from head")
      pǟstõ tieudõ
      to know from memory (lit. "to know from head")
      jõvāst pǟst
      out of good will (lit. "from good head")
      kibārt pǟzõ pānda
      to put on hat (lit. "to put hat inside of head")
      kibār um pǟs
      hat is on (lit. "hat is in head")
  2. handle (of a knife)
  3. seedpod, pod (of a poppy plant)
  4. head (of cattle)

Declension[edit]