pienas

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *poyHnos, *peyHnos. Cognate with Latvian piẽns(milk), Sanskrit पयस्(páyas, milk), Persian پینو(pīnū, butter-milk). Related to dialectal Žemaitian pýti(to start to give milk) (< Proto-Indo-European zero-grade *piH-).

Noun[edit]

píenas m (plural pienai) stress pattern 1

  1. milk

Declension[edit]