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papīrs

See also: papirs

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Papīrs

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin papȳrus, itself a borrowing from πάπυρος (pápuros), of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

papīrs m (1st declension)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) paper (material for writing, printing, wrapping)
    ietinamais papīrs — wrapping paper
    kopēšanas papīrs — copying paper
    zīmēšanas papīrs — drawing paper
    balts, krāsains paprīs — white, coloured paper
    vēstuļu papīrs — letter paper
    lakmusa papīrs — lithmus paper
    tualetes papīrs — toilet paper
    papīras salvetes, papīras maisspaper napkin, paper bag
    gaismas jūtīgs / gaismjūtīgs papīrs — light-sensitive paper
    papīra rūpniecībapaper industry
  2. document
    stiprs papīrs — strong (= influential, important) document
  3. letters, manuscripts, notes, writings
    te ir viņa papīri — here are his papers (= writings)

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