skuja

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See also: Skuja and skują

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *skwajāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *skw-oy-eh₂, from *ksu-, from *kes-; see also Proto-Slavic *xvoja.

Noun[edit]

skuja f (4th declension)

  1. needle (botany)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 206
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “хвоя”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999) , “хвоя”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 337
  • Trubačóv, Oleg, editor (1981) , “*xvoja / *xvojь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 08, Moscow: Nauka, page 125