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acs

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-3 language code for Acroá.

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Noun edit

acs

  1. plural of ac

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Latgalian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *akis. Cognates include Latvian acs and Lithuanian akis.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈat͡sʲsʲ]
  • Hyphenation: acs

Noun edit

acs f (diminutive acteņa)

  1. eye

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References edit

  • M. Bukšs; J. Placinskis (1973) Latgaļu volūdas gramatika un pareizraksteibas vōrdneica, Latgaļu izdevnīceiba, page 131
  • Nicole Nau (2011) A short grammar of Latgalian, München: LINCOM GmbH, →ISBN, page 17

Latvian edit

 acs on Latvian Wikipedia

Etymology edit

From Proto-Baltic (perhaps Proto-Balto-Slavic[1][2]) *ak-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃okʷ-, *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see). Cognates include Lithuanian akìs, Old Prussian ackis (plural), Proto-Slavic *oko (eye) (Old Church Slavonic око (oko), Russian, Ukrainian о́ко (óko), Bulgarian око́ (okó), Czech, Polish oko), Proto-Germanic *ago (> *augô under the influence of *ausô (ear); Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌲𐍉 (augō), German Auge, Dutch oog, English eye), Sanskrit अक्षि (ákṣi), Armenian ակն (akn), Ancient Greek ὤψ (ṓps, eye, face), Latin oculus.[3]

Pronunciation edit

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Noun edit

acs f (6th declension)

  1. (anatomy) eye (organ of vision)
    zilas, brūnas, melnas acisblue, brown, black eyes
    lielas, mazas acisbig, small eyes
    šauras, šķības acisslanted eyes
    acu vāki (= plakstiņi)eyelids
    dzīvas, skumjas acislive, sad eyes
    viltīgas aciscunning eyes
    acu pilieniseye drops
    atvērt, aizvērt acisto close, to open one's eyes
    mirkšķināt acisto blink one's eyes
  2. vision, capacity to see, field of vision, attention
    acis kā vanagam, kaķimeyes like a hawk's, a cat's (= good vision)
    pievērst acis gleznaito turn one's eyes to a painting
  3. something similar to an eye in form
    gredzens ar lielu acia ring with a large eye
    kartupeļu acispotato eyes
  4. a hole or loop with a specific purpose
    adatas acseye of a needle
    tīkla acismesh size
  5. (card games) value unit (when playing cards)
    dūzim ir vienpadsmit acuthe ace has, is eleven eyes

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References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 365
  2. ^ akis”, in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė [Lithuanian etymological dictionary database], 2007–2012
  3. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “acs”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN