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LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénu-, *ǵénus. Compare the roots *ǵ(o)nH₂dhos, *ǵnH₂dh-, Ancient Greek γνάθος (gnáthos). Compare also Latvian zods (chin), Old Prussian żauna (jaw).

NounEdit

žándas m (plural žandaĩ) stress pattern 3

  1. (anatomy) cheek

DeclensionEdit