See also: balsenē

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A term coined in the second half of the 18th century by K. Biezbārdis from balss(voice) +‎ -ene.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

balsene f (5th declension)

  1. (anatomy) larynx (organ that houses the vocal cords)
    balsenes dobums‎ ― laryngeal cavity
    balsenes sienas‎ ― laryngeal wall
    balsenes iekaisums‎ ― inflammation of the larynx

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “balss”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7