Contionary:ačini

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Pomorian

Alternative forms

acini - North-Western dialects
acyņi (plural only) - Eastern dialects

Etymology

From aka (“eye”) + the suffix -in-. A similar way of creating word for spectacles is found in both Baltic (Lithuanian akiniai, Latvian dialectal acenes) and Slavic (Russian очки́ (očki), Macedonian о́чила (očila), Slovene očala).

Pronunciation

/ˈâː.t͡ʃɪ.nɪ/ (sometimes - /ˈâː.t͡ʃɪ.ɲɪ/)

Noun

ãčini n (1st declension)

  1. eyeglasses, spectacles (a pair of lenses set in a frame), goggles
    andįti ačini - to put on glasses
    lągta ačinu - spectacles frame
    lėktūno ačini - pilot goggles

Declension