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pinti

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive form of pintar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of pintar
  3. third-person singular imperative form of pintar

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NounEdit

pinti m

  1. plural of pinto

VerbEdit

pinti m

  1. plural of pinto

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *pinˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pnH-. Cognate with Latvian pīt, Polish piąć się (“to climb”) and Ancient Greek πένομαι (pénomai, to toil) (which apparently got generalized from some domestic work; compare Ancient Greek πᾶνος (pânos), πῆνος (pênos, thread on the bobbin) > Latin pānus), Proto-Germanic *spinnaną (to spin), possibly Old East Slavic понѧва (ponęva) / Russian поня́ва (ponjáva, blanket), Old Church Slavonic пукъ (pukŭ) > Russian пук (puk, bunch, tuft).

PronunciationEdit

  • (pìnti) IPA(key): /ˈpʲɪnʲtʲɪ/
  • (pintì) IPA(key): [pʲɪnʲˈtʲɪ]

VerbEdit

pìnti (third-person present tense pìna, third-person past tense pýnė) [1]

  1. (transitive) to plait (chiefly UK), to braid (US)
    pìnti kasàs[1] - to make plaits
  2. (transitive) to twine, to plait
    vainìką pìnti[1] - to plait a garland
  3. (prefixed with į-, transitive) to put (into)
    į̃ pláukus gė̃lę įpìnti[1] - to put a flower into the hairs
  4. (colloquial, transitive) to natter about
    Sunkù supràsti, ką̃ jìs teñ pìna.[1]
    It is difficult to understand what he is nattering about.

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ParticipleEdit

pintì m (past passive)

  1. masculine plural nominative form of pintas.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 “pinti” in Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 399
  • “pinti” in Martsinkyavitshute, Victoria (1993), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN