vīrietis

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Vīrieši

EtymologyEdit

From vīrs (man, husband) +‎ -ietis.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

vīrietis m (2nd declension)

  1. man (a human being of the male sex).
    jauns, vecs vīrietis — young, old man
    precējies vīrietis — married man
    glīts vīrietis — handsome man
    vīriešu modesmen's mode
    vīriešu kurpesmen's shoes
    kļūt par īstu vīrieti — to become a real man

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The original word for “man,” vīrs, now usually means “husband.” Though it is still occasionally used to mean “man,” this meaning is now normally ascribed to vīrietis.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 13 January 2014, at 18:47