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Firstiene Doroteja fon Līvena (1784-1857)

EtymologyEdit

From firsts (prince) +‎ -iene

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

firstiene f (5th declension, masculine form: firsts)

  1. princes (nobility title, above archduchess and under queen; corresponding noblewoman, usually the wife of a prince)
    firstiene Doroteja fon Līvena dzimusi Rīgā — Princess (Fürstin) Dorothea von Lieven was born in Riga
    izpildīta firstienes Līvenas pēdējā vēlēšanās: firstienes Luīzes Marijas Līvenas dvēsele ir atgriezusies dzimtajā pusēPrincess von Lieven's last wish (was) granted: Princess Louise Marie von Lieven's soul has returned to her hometown

Usage notesEdit

Usually, firstiene refers to the German nobility title (compare Fürstin; the daughter of a king is referred to as princese.

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nobility titles: