пале

BulgarianEdit

 
Палете от порода Шпиц

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Probably related to Bulgarian па́лец (pálec, thumb) with original meaning small, tiny one. Compare Bulgarian кутре́ (kutré, puppy; pinky finger) for similar semantic association.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

па́ле (pálen (diminutive па́ленце)

  1. puppy, cub
    Synonym: кутре́ (kutré)
  2. (figuratively) small dog (of any age)

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