kuņģis

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Cilvēka kuņģis

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EtymologyEdit

From Latvian dialectal from guņģis (belly) by dissimilation, from Proto-Indo-European *geng- (lump), from the stem *gen- (to squeeze, to make (something) round), whence also Latvian dziedzeris (gland).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

kuņģis m (2nd declension)

  1. (anatomy) stomach (extension of the digestive tract between the oesophagus and the small intestine)
    cilvēka kuņģis — human stomach
    kuņģa sienastomach wall
    kuņģa sulagastric juice
    kuņģa slimībastomach disease
    kuņģa čūla, jēlumsstomach ulcer

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ReferencesEdit

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