ugnis

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Balto-Slavic *úngnis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnís. The expected reflex of Winter's Law would have been blocked by the cluster -nCn-, compare vanduõ (water). However, see Proto-Slavic *vygъňь (forge, hearth) < *ūˀgnis.[1]

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Noun[edit]

ugnìs f (plural ugnys) stress pattern 4
(dialectal) ùgnis m (plural ugniai) stress pattern 2

  1. fire

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 478

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Balto-Slavic *úngnis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnís.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ugnis f

  1. fire, conflagration