šķirklis

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A neologism coined in the 1940s by Jānis Endzelīns from šķir(t) (to split, to separate, to divide, to divorce) +‎ -klis.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

šķirklis m (2nd declension)

  1. entry (an article in a dictionary, where a given word is explained and exemplified)
    šķirkļa vārdsheadword (lit. entry word)
    vārdnīcai ir 64 000 šķirkļuthe dictionary has 64 000 entries

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “šķirklis”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN