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See also: ķēniņienē

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EtymologyEdit

From ķēniņš (king) +‎ -iene.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

ķēniņiene m (1st declension, masculine form: ķēniņš)

  1. (dated) queen (the female monarch of a kingdom; the wife of a king)
    ziema nu valdīja kā īsta ķēniņienewinter now ruled like a real queen
    Esi tādēļ tu mans ķēniņš, es būšu tava ķēniņienebe now my king, (and) I will be your queen

Usage notesEdit

Except for a few expressions, ķēniņiene has mostly been replaced by its synonym karaliene in current usage.

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