pašskanis

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From paš ‎(a form of pats “self”) +‎ skan(ēt) ‎(to sound). A calque of German Selbstlaut ‎(vowel), it was coined by A. Kronvalds in the 1860s and later changed by him to its modern form patskanis.[1]

NounEdit

pašskanis m (2nd declension)

  1. Obsolete form of patskanis

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “patskanis” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7