LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gew- (to curve, to slither) or a related root. Potentially cognate with Old Armenian կուռն (kuṙn, back).

NounEdit

gur̃nas m (plural gurnaĩ) stress pattern 4

  1. heel
    Synonym: kul̃nas
  2. (figuratively) hinge, joint element

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ReferencesEdit

  • gurnas”, in Lietuvių kalbos žodynas [Dictionary of the Lithuanian language], lkz.lt, 1941–2022
  • gurnas”, in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė [Lithuanian etymological dictionary database], 2007–2012