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латвийский

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EtymologyEdit

Ла́твия (Látvija) +‎ -и́йский (-íjskij)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [lɐtˈvʲijskʲɪj]

AdjectiveEdit

латви́йский (latvíjskij)

  1. Latvian (relating to the country Latvia as a state)

Usage notesEdit

  • латвийский is used to refer to the country Latvia as a state, its laws, constitution, flag, government, etc. To refer to ethnic Latvians and their language, culture, customs, traditions and so on, use латы́шский (latýšskij). Compare also росси́йский (rossíjskij) and ру́сский (rússkij).

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