karavīrs

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Karavīri

EtymologyEdit

From kara (war[gen.]) +‎ vīrs (man), first mentioned in 17th-century sources.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

karavīrs m (1st declension)

  1. soldier (a person serving in the armed forces)
    karavīru ierindasoldier rank, line
    kļūt par karavīru — to become a soldier
    atvaļināts karavīrs — retired soldier
    karavīru ietērpssoldier's uniform
    karavīru pienākumisoldier's duty
  2. warrior (a person who fights in wars)
    seno cilšu karavīri — ancient tribal warriors

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ReferencesEdit

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