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cepure

See also: cepurē

LatvianEdit

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Cepures

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *kepur-, from a derived stem *kep-r̥-, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- (cover). Cognates include Lithuanian kepùre, Proto-Slavic *čepьcь (Russian чепец (čepéc, cap), Belarusian чапец (čapéc, cap), Czech čepec (cap), čepice (hat), Polish czepek (cap)), Ancient Greek σκέπη (sképē, cover, shade, protection).[1]

NounEdit

cepure f (5th declension)

  1. hat (clothing accessory meant to cover the head)
    salmu cepure — straw hat
    ziemas cepure — winter hat
    pacelt, noņemt, uzlikt cepuri — to remove one's hat
    bruņu cepure, bruņucepure — helmet (lit. armored hat)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns. 1992, 2001. Latviešu etimoloģijas vārdnīca. Rīga: AVOTS. ISBN 9984700127.