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Februāris

EtymologyEdit

From Latin februārius, of the month of purification, from februa, the Roman festival of purification, plural of februum; perhaps from Latin febris ‎(fever), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʰ- ‎(to burn).

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februāris m (2nd declension)

  1. the month of February (the second month of the year)
    šogad ir auksts februāris — this year February is cold
    piektais februārisFebruary 5th
    februāra demokrātiskā revolūcija — the February democratic revolution
    februāra vidū bija salts, gaišas naktis — in the middle of February it was frosty, the nights (were) bright

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Usage notesEdit

The old Latvian names for February, sveču mēnesis ‎(candle month), meteņu mēnesis ‎(Shrovetide month), puteņu mēnesis ‎(blizzard month), and sala mēnesis ‎(frost month), are no longer in common use.

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NounEdit

februāris

  1. plural inessive form of februār
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