latviete

See also: latvietē

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From latvis (Latvian) +‎ -iete, or latvietis (Latvian) +‎ -e (fem.).

NounEdit

latviete f (5th declension, masculine form: latvietis)

  1. a (female) Latvian, a (female) Lett
    latviete uzvarējusi starptautiskā skaistumkonkursā — a Latvian woman won in an international beauty contest

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Usage notesEdit

The word latve is a synonym of latviete, but it is no longer current, and more often than not refers to ancient Latvians in poetic contexts.

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Last modified on 24 July 2013, at 12:56