plaukti

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *plewk-, extended form of the root *plew-. Cognate with English fly and flee. Via *plew-, cognate to English float, as in Lithuanian plaustas (a float) (plaut-tas) and general meaning of floating, and Lithuanian plakti (to whip), Lithuanian plūktis (to work hard), Lithuanian plokščias (flat).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɫɒʊ̯ˑkʲtʲɪ]

VerbEdit

plaũkti (third-person present tense plaũkia, third-person past tense plaũkė)

  1. to swim
  2. to float

ConjugationEdit