Contionary:aka

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Pomorian

Alternative forms

ači - Eastern dialects

Etymology

From Old Pomorian aks, Proto-Balto-Slavic *ak- (*aks, *akins). Cognates include Old Prussian akīs (eyes), Lithuanian akis, Latvian acs, Proto-Slavic *oko (from earlier *akas). From Proto-Indo-European *h₃okʷ-, compare with Ancient Greek ὤψ (ṓps, “eye, face”), Latin oculus, Proto-Germanic *augô (from earlier *ago), Sanskrit अक्षि (ákṣi), Armenian ակն (akn) and and English eye.

Pronunciation

/ˈâː.kɑ/

Noun

ãka n (6th declension)

  1. eye (organ of vision)
    kiršino, šyno, zelio acesi - black, blue, green eyes
    padmiegoti acesimy - to be blinking with eyes (to tip the wink)
  2. vision, attention
    pavirsti acesį nå maluoji - to turn eyes to a painting

Declension

Derived terms

akabalči - sclera
akavoka (voka) - eyelid
ačini - spectacles, glasses
akuke - sharp-eyed
akunå - window