пиже

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 (editor). 1986–88. Uralisches etymologisches Wörterbuch ('Uralic Etymological Dictionary'). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó.
  2. ^ V. I. Veršinin (2004) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ mordovskix (erzjanskovo i mokšanskovo) jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Mordvinic (Erzya and Moksha) languages], Joškar Ola, volume 3, page 351
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