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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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NounEdit

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 februāris‎ ― February 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