thua

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See also: þúa

Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Apocope of *thuan, from Proto-Albanian *(a)tsāna, form Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp) (compare Lithuanian ašnìs (blade edge), Ancient Greek άκανος (ákanos, pine needle)).

Noun[edit]

thua m (indefinite plural thonj, definite singular thoi)

  1. (anatomy) nail (of the body), fingernail, toenail

Irish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

thua f

  1. Lenited form of tua.

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“to lose”; SV: thâu).

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Verb[edit]

thua

  1. to lose

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