The Alternative Lithuanian Dictionary: šiukšlė

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Entry definition

šiukšlė etymology Pokorny's comparison with šáukštas, presumably both as derivatives of šáuti seems semantically far-fetched and doesn't account for the palatalisation of š.
noun: {{lt-noun}}
  1. (in plural, collectively) litter, garbage discarded items išmesti šiukšlès į̃ šiùkšlių dėžė! - Throw your rubbish in the trash!
  2. a piece of litter; (figuratively) a piece of rubbish, trash something worthless nusipirkti dar̃ viena šiùkšlę - I've gone and bought another piece of rubbish.
  3. (pejorative, common gender) good-for-nothing, worthless person kada tàs šiùkšlė pagaliaũ atsistatydinti? - When will that piece of garbage finally resign?
Synonyms: atmata, šlamštas

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