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LatvianEdit

 kuņģis on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Cilvēka kuņģis

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latvian dialectal from guņģis(belly) by dissimilation, from Proto-Indo-European *geng-(lump), from the stem *gen-(to squeeze, to make (something) round), whence also Latvian dziedzeris(gland).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

kuņģis m (2nd declension)

  1. (anatomy) stomach (extension of the digestive tract between the oesophagus and the small intestine)
    cilvēka kuņģis‎ ― human stomach
    kuņģa siena‎ ― stomach wall
    kuņģa sula‎ ― gastric juice
    kuņģa slimība‎ ― stomach disease
    kuņģa čūla, jēlums‎ ― stomach ulcer

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “kuņģis”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7