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šelgä

šel|gä

language: Karelian Proper

part of speech: Noun

pronunciation: šeĺgä (Myandyselga, Reboly, Tikhvin, Tolmachi, Tunguda, Valdai)

phonetic variants: selgä (Rugozero, Padany, Vesyegonsk); šelkä (Kestenga, Knyazhaya, Uhta, Voknavolok); šel’g (Dyorzha)

1 meaning

concept: спина
  • Russian: спина

translation

Veps: sel’g; süug

Livvi: selgü; selgö

Ludian: selgä; šel’g; sel’g; selge

dialects of usage: Myandyselga, Reboly, Tikhvin, Tolmachi, Tunguda, Valdai

2 meaning

  • Russian: спинка одежды

3 meaning

  • Russian: верх русской печи

4 meaning

concept: Lake area (away from the coast)
  • Russian: пространство озера (вдали от берегов)
  • English: Lake area (away from the coast)

translation

Veps: leid; laid; leit’

Livvi: keskijärvi; järvenselgü; laido; selgü

Ludian: randa; selge; laid; laide; rande

dialects of usage: Tikhvin

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