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LithuanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *k(ʷ)er(H)-. Cognate with Common Slavic *kory (root) and Latvian cȩrs (bush, knotty root of a tree).

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NounEdit

kẽras m (plural keraĩ) stress pattern 4

  1. bush, shrub
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *ker-, *kēr-, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷer-. Cognate with Proto-Slavic *čarъ (magic, sorcery).

NounEdit

kẽras m (plural keraĩ) stress pattern 4

  1. divination, sorcery, enchantment
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • keras in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė
  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 78f; 237

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