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EtymologyEdit

From Šveice (Switzerland) +‎ -ietis.

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šveicietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: šveiciete)

  1. a (male) Swiss, a man from Switzerland
    19 gadus vecs šveicietis ar debijas romānu kļūst par jauno literāro sensācijua 19-year-old Swiss with a debut novel becomes the new literary sensation
    šveicieši ir pazīstami ar savu punktualitāti un kārtīgumuthe Swiss are known for their punctuality and tidiness
  2. (genitive plural) Swiss; pertaining to Switzerland and its people
    šveiciešu kultūraSwiss culture
    šveiciešu virtuveSwiss cuisine

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