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ErzyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *piša(bile, gall).[1][2] The word пиже(piže, green) can also be used to indicate the metal “copper”, which is probably due to the color of oxidation. This could be related to the Northern Sami word fiskat(yellow).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

пиже ‎(piže)

  1. (chemistry) copper
    • V. I. Ščankina (2011) Russko-mokšansko-erzjanskij slovarʹ [Russian-Moksha-Erzya Dictionary], Saransk, ISBN 978-5-91940-080-6
      медь — пиже
      medʹ — piže
      copper [in Russian] — copper

AdjectiveEdit

пиже ‎(piže)

  1. green
    • V. I. Ščankina (2011) Russko-mokšansko-erzjanskij slovarʹ [Russian-Moksha-Erzya Dictionary], Saransk, ISBN 978-5-91940-080-6
      зелёный — пиже
      zeljonyj — piže
      green [in Russian] — green

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rédei, Károly (1986–88) Uralisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Uralic Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó
  2. ^ Veršinin, V. I. (2005) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ mordovskix (erzjanskovo i mokšanskovo) jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Mordvinic (Erzya and Moksha) languages] (in Russian), volume 3, Joškar Ola, page 351