See also: geguže and gegužę

Lithuanian

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Etymology

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Compare Old Prussian geguse (cuckoo) attested in Elbing Vocabulary.

Pronunciation

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  • gegužė̃ IPA(key): [ɡʲɛɡʊˈʒʲěː]
  • gegùžė IPA(key): [ɡʲɛˈɡʊʒʲeː]
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Noun

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gegužė̃ f (plural gẽgužės) stress pattern 3b or gegùžė f (plural gegùžės) stress pattern 2

  1. May (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar)
  2. cuckoo (bird)

Declension

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  • (stress pattern 3b)
  • (stress pattern 2)

Note: The more common stress pattern is 3b.

Synonyms

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See also

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References

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  • “gegužė” in Martsinkyavitshute, Victoria (1993), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN

Further reading

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