See also: AVS

Latvian edit


Etymology edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *áwis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis.

Noun edit

avs f (6th declension)

  1. (dated) ewe (female sheep; also generic term)
    avju gansshepherd
    avs piensewe(= sheep) milk

Usage notes edit

The term aita is more frequent than avs, which is considered dated, both as a generic and as the specific name of the female.

Declension edit

See also edit