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pašskanis

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From paš (a form of pats “self”) +‎ skan(ēt) (to sound). A calque of German Selbstlaut (vowel), it was coined by A. Kronvalds in the 1860s and later changed by him to its modern form patskanis.[1]

NounEdit

pašskanis m (2nd declension)

  1. obsolete form of patskanis

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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