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EtymologyEdit

Alongside Latvian ciems (village), from the e-grade of the root that gave kaimas (village); see for more. Related to šeima (family).

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kiẽmas m (plural kiemaĩ) stress pattern 4 [1]

  1. yard, courtyard, forecourt (open area outside or in between buildings)
    Nušlúok kiẽmą. - Sweep out the courtyard.
  2. farmstead, estate
  3. (dialectal) village

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  1. ^ “kiemas” in Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.