See also: del, Del, dél, -del, de l', Del., dēļ, and

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *děľa (because of).[1] Cognate with Latvian dēļ.

PrepositionEdit

dėl

  1. for (because of)
    Avãrija įvỹko dėl rū̃ko.
    The accident happened because of the fog.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015), “dėl”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 120