LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *gīˀwás (compare Latvian dzīvs), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós, cognate with Old Church Slavonic живъ (živŭ), Sanskrit जीव (jīva), Latin vīvus, Old English cwic.

AdjectiveEdit

gývas m (feminine gyvà) stress pattern 3

  1. alive

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