LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *šaknīs from Proto-Indo-European *ḱak- (branch, stick) (whence also sakas (q.v.)). Cognate with Lithuanian šaknis, Old Prussian sagnis (*saknis). Originally a feminine i-stem.[1]

NounEdit

sakne f (5th declension)

  1. root
  2. (mathematics) radix
  3. (linguistics, grammar) root

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “sakne”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

sakne (present tense saknar, past tense sakna, past participle sakna, passive infinitive saknast, present participle saknande, imperative sakne/sakn)

  1. Alternative form of sakna