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Plinse

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Substratum word. Entered different dialects from different Balto-Slavic sources: in Prussia from Old Prussian plinxne,[1][2] possibly cognate to Lithuanian blynai (pancake); in Saxony from Upper Sorbian blinc[3][4] / blins[3], plinc[3] / plins ("thin pancake"), from an older form mlinc, from mleč.[3] Cognate to Yiddish בלינצע (blintse), the source of English blintz.

NounEdit

Plinse f

  1. (in Saxony and historically also Prussia) A thin, flat cake made from a dough of milk, eggs and either flour or potatoes.

ReferencesEdit

  • Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache "Plinse"
  1. ^ H. Frischbier, Preussisches Wörterbuch, Ost- und westpreussische Provinzialismen, volume 1, A-K (1882)
  2. ^ H. Frischbier, Preussisches Wörterbuch, Ost- und westpreussische Provinzialismen, volume 2, L-Z (1883)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Wolfgang Pfeifer et al., Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen, 8th edition (Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, 2005, ISBN 3-423-32511-9): "Plinse", page 1020
  4. ^ Friedrich Kluge, Elmar Seebold (editor), Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache, 24th edition (Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/New York 2001, ISBN 978-3-11-017473-1, DNB 965096742): "Plinse", page 709

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