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See also: Betula and bétula

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EtymologyEdit

From Gaulish *bitu, from Proto-Celtic *betwiyos, *betuyā, *betu, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷetu-yo-s, *gʷetw-iyo-s, from *gʷet-.[1][2]

Compare Welsh bedwen. See also Latin bitūmen (tar), which was instead borrowed through another Italic language.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

betula f (genitive betulae); first declension

  1. birch tree.

Derived termsEdit

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative betula betulae
genitive betulae betulārum
dative betulae betulīs
accusative betulam betulās
ablative betulā betulīs
vocative betula betulae

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 64
  2. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1995) Studies in British Celtic historical phonology (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 5), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 326

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian bettola.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bêtula/
  • Hyphenation: be‧tu‧la

NounEdit

bȅtula f (Cyrillic spelling бе̏тула)

  1. (regional, pejorative) pub

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • betula” in Hrvatski jezični portal