See also: adresë and adresē

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from French adresse, from the verb addresser (to address), from Latin ad (to) and Vulgar Latin *directiāre, from Latin dīrectus (straight), the past particile of dīrigo (to set straight, to direct).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

adrese f (5th declension)

  1. address (indication of the location of a person's living place or of an institution's working place)
    adreses maiņachange of adress
    paziņot savu adresito notify, inform (someone) of (one's) address
    uzrakstīt adresi uz aploksnesto write an address on an envelope
    “kur tu dzīvo?” jautā Millija... Voldis pasacīja adresi“where do you live?” Milija asks... Voldis told (her) the address
    Tīrumu ielā desmit, dzīvoklis četri... vai tikai pareizi atcerējās adresi?Field Street 10, apartment 4... did he remember the adress right?
  2. address (a solemn greeting or speech at a special occasion)
    pasniegt jubilāram adresito give the anniversary address

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