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spānietis

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spānietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: spāniete)

  1. (male) Spaniard (i.e., a man born in Spain).
    Karloss bija īsts spānietis — Karloss was a true Spaniard
    gluži tāpat kā vairums spāniešu, Federiko no sirds mīlēja čigānu dziesmas un dejas — just like most Spaniards, Federiko in his heart loved Gypsy songs and dances
  2. (genitive plural) Spanish; pertainig to Spain and its people
    spāniešu valoda — the Spanish language
    spāniešu literatūraSpanish literature

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The terms spānietis and spānis (usually pluralized, spānieši and spāņi) are apparently equally frequent, though spāņu valoda is usually preferred instead of spāniešu valoda.

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