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EtymologyEdit

From balts(white) +‎ krievs(Russian), following the model of other common denominations for this people; cf. English White Russian, German Weißrussisch, Russian белорусский(belorusskij) (< белый(belyj, white) + русский(russkij, Russian)).

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NounEdit

baltkrievs m (1st declension, feminine form: baltkrieviete)

  1. a Belarusian, a Belarusian man, a man from Belarus
    sarunāties ar baltkrievu‎ ― to talk with a Belarusian
    Latvijas baltkrievi ir otrā lielākā mazākumtautība pēc Latvijas krieviem‎ ― Latvia's Belorusians are the second largest minority people (in Latvia), after Latvia's Russians
  2. (genitive plural) Belarusian, pertaining to Belarus and its people
    baltkrievu valoda‎ ― the Belarusian language
    baltkrievu kultūra‎ ― Belarusian culture

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