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karaliste

See also: karalistē

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From karalis (king) +‎ -iste, a term coined by A. Kronvalds as a borrowing from Lithuanian karalỹstė in the 1870s. Kronvalds borrowed also karalis (king) (q.v.).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

karaliste f (5th declension)

  1. kingdom (monarchy led by a king or queen)
    Jordānijas Hašimītu karaliste ir konstitucionāla monarhija — the Hashimite kingdom of Jordan is a constitutional monarchy
    kopš 1964. gada Svazilenda ir konstitucionāla karaliste — since 1964 Swaziland is a constitutional kingdom

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “karalis” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7