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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *g'eis-
Meaning: gravel
Baltic: *ǯeĩs-r-ā̂ f., -a- c., *ǯis-r-a- c.
Germanic: *kís-a- m., n., *kís-il-a- m.
Russ. meaning: щебень, гравий
References: WP I 553
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Proto-Baltic: *ǯeĩs-r-ā̂ f., -a- c., *ǯis-r-a- c.
Meaning: gravel
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: žiezdrà `Grand, Korn', pl. žiẽzdrōs `Sand', žiẽzdra-s `(Kies-, Grus)sand, Gries', dial. pl. t. žiẽ(g)zdrōs `Grand', žiegzdrà `id.'; žìzdra-s `Kies, grober Sand', dial. žigždra-s `id.'
Old Prussian: sixdo `Sand' V. 26
Comments: For literary Lith. Lyberis gives žiegždrà 'žvirgždas', žiegždrī́nas 'žvirgždynas'. Cf. comment to #1627. (В. Ч.)
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *kísa-z, -n, *kísila-z
Meaning: gravel
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old English: ceosel (ceosol, cisil, cysel), -es m. `gravel, sand'
Middle Dutch: kēsel
Old High German: kisil (8.Jh.), kisilī(n) (12.Jh.) `Kieselstein, Hagelstein, Schlosse'
Middle High German: kis st. m., n. 'kies'; kisel st. m. 'kieselstein; hagelstein, schlosse'
German: Kies m., Kiesel m.
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 554
Root: ĝeis-
English meaning: gravel
German meaning: `Kies'
General comments: (gei-s-, wenn nld. kei `Stein' < *keie < *kaijo hierher gehört oder kei < *kagi zu kegel? s. Franck-v. Wijk 298)
Material: Mhd. kis m. n. `Kies', ags. ciosol, cisel m. ds., ahd. kisili, kisel, kisilinc `Kiesel, Steinchen', nnd. keiserling, keserling, kiserling ds.;

    apr. sixdo f. `Sand', lit. žiezdrà, `Kies, Korn', žiẽzdros `Kies, grober Sand', žiẽgzdros ds., auch m. žiẽgzdrai.

    Fragwürdig die Zugehörigkeit des angeblich phryg. γίσσα `Stein' bei Steph. Byz. s. v. Μονογισσα.

References: WP. I 553.
Pages: 356
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