neskanis

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A word coined in the second half of the 19th century by M. Kaudzīte, from ne- ‎(not) +‎ skanis ‎(vowel). By the end of the 19th century, it had been replaced by līdzskanis, a word coined by A. Kronvalds in the 1860s.[1]

NounEdit

neskanis m (2nd declension)

  1. (obsolete) consonant

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ReferencesEdit

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