prunc

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either a substratum word, or Late Latin *puerunculus (probably reduced to *pueruncus), a diminutive from Classical Latin puer. Alternatively from Slavic *prǫtče ‎(“small rod”) (compare Bulgarian пръчка (prăčka), Serbo-Croatian prùtić), diminutive of *prǫtъ (rod, withe, switch) (compare Serbo-Croatian prȗt, Bulgarian прът (prǎt)).

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prunc m (plural prunci)

  1. infant; newborn; baby

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