Last modified on 15 June 2013, at 23:42

ķīnietis

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ķīna (China) +‎ -ietis.

NounEdit

ķīnietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: ķīniete)

  1. a Chinese man, a man from China or of Chinese descent
    ķīnietis, kas kļuvis par vidzemnieku — a Chinese man who became a native of Vidzeme (in Latvia)
  2. (genitive plural): Chinese, pertaining to China and its people
    ķīniešu valoda — the Chinese language
    ķīniešu filozofijaChinese philosophy
    ķīniešu arhitektūra, mākslaChinese architecture, art

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