See also: geguže and gegužę

LithuanianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (gegužė̃) IPA(key): [ɡʲɛɡʊˈʒʲěː]
  • (gežė) IPA(key): [ɡʲɛˈɡʊʒʲeː]
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NounEdit

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)

DeclensionEdit

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

Note: The more common stress pattern is 3b.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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