maijs

LatvianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin māius (Maia's month), from Maia, a Roman earth goddess, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *magya (she who is great), from Proto-Indo-European *méǵh₂s (great).

NounEdit

maijs m (1st declension)

  1. the month of May

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The old Latvian names for May, lapu mēnesis (leaf month), sējas mēnesis (sowing month), and ziedoņa mēnesis (heyday, spring month), are no longer in common use.

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LivonianEdit

NounEdit

maijs

  1. singular inessive form of maij
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