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See also: Lietuvą and Lietuvā

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LatvianEdit

 Lietuva on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Lietuva (Eiropā)
 
Lietuvas karogs

EtymologyEdit

From the same stem as leitis (Lithuanian) (q.v.): *leit-, from which also liet (to pour), lietus (rain)) (q.v.). First mentioned in Nestor's Chronicle (in Old Church Slavonic) as Литьва (Litьva), from an earlier *Lētuvā, apparently from *leit- with a suffix (perhaps +‎ -uve). Cognates include Lithuanian Lietuvà.[1]

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Proper nounEdit

Lietuva f (4th declension)

  1. Lithuania (country in the Baltic region of Europe, with Vilnius as its capital)
    Lietuvas karogsthe flag of Lithuania
    Lietuvas teritorijathe territory of Lithuania
    Lietuva ir valsts Baltijas jūras austrumu krastāLithuania is a country on the eastern coast of the Baltic sea

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “lietuvieši”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

LithuanianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with lietus (rain). Cognates in other languages include Latvian Lietuva.

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Lietuvà f

  1. Lithuania

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Northern SamiEdit

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Lietuva

  1. Lithuania