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Grāfs Ferdinands fon Cepelīns (1838-1917)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Graf (count), itself from Old High German grāfio (ruler (of a region)).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

grāfs m (1st declension, feminine form: grāfiene)

  1. count, earl (nobility title, above viscount and under marquess; corresponding nobleman)
    grāfs Ferdinands fon Cepelīnscount Ferdinand von Zeppelin
    Antons, septītais grāfs ŠaftesburisAnthony, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
    še jaunais grāfs salīga veselu pusduci meistaruhere the young count hired a whole half a dozen craftsmen
    pilī savas tradīcijas, un tās neviens nevar grozīt; liekas, arī pats grāfs nein the castle (are) its traditions, and nobody can change them; apparently, not even the count

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