patskaņa

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pats ‎(self) +‎ skaņa ‎(sound). A calque of German Selbstlaut ‎(vowel), it was, until the beginning of the 20th century, one of the competing variants of the term patskanis, coined by A. Kronvalds in the 1860s.[1]

Noun[edit]

patskaņa m

  1. genitive singular form of patskanis

patskaņa f (4th declension)

  1. Obsolete form of patskanis

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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