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balsene

See also: balsenē

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A term coined in the second half of the 18th century by K. Biezbārdis from balss (voice) +‎ -ene.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

balsene f (5th declension)

  1. (anatomy) larynx (organ that houses the vocal cords)
    balsenes dobumslaryngeal cavity
    balsenes sienaslaryngeal wall
    balsenes iekaisums — inflammation of the larynx

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “balss” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7