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Lower SorbianEdit

 
wólša

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *olьxa, *elьxa, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos; cognate with Upper Sorbian wólša, Polish olcha, Czech olše, Russian ольха́ (olʹxá), and Old Church Slavonic ѥльха (jelĭxa).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɨlʃa/, /ˈwɛlʃa/

NounEdit

wólša f (diminutive wólška)

  1. alder (tree or shrub of genus Alnus)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • wólša in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • wólša in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.