didelis

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from dìdis “big, large”. Etymology unclear. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *deyh₂-, related to Homeric Greek δέατο (“he showed himself”), δῆλος (“visible”); Vedic Sanskrit dīdā́ya (“he/she/it shines”).[1]

AdjectiveEdit

dìdelis m (feminine dìdelė, neuter dìdeli) stress pattern 3b

  1. big
  2. large (of greater size)

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wojciech Smoczyński (2007) Słownik etymologiczny języka litewskiego. Lietuvių kalbos etimologinis žodynas. Wilno: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wileńskiego.