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LatvianEdit

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Papīrs

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Latin papȳrus, itself a borrowing from πάπυρος (pápuros), of unknown origin.

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NounEdit

papīrs m (1st declension)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) paper (material for writing, printing, wrapping)
    ietinamais papīrswrapping paper
    kopēšanas papīrscopying paper
    zīmēšanas papīrsdrawing paper
    balts, krāsains paprīswhite, coloured paper
    vēstuļu papīrsletter paper
    lakmusa papīrslithmus paper
    tualetes papīrstoilet paper
    papīras salvetes, papīras maisspaper napkin, paper bag
    gaismas jūtīgs / gaismjūtīgs papīrslight-sensitive paper
    papīra rūpniecībapaper industry
  2. document
    stiprs papīrsstrong (= influential, important) document
  3. letters, manuscripts, notes, writings
    te ir viņa papīrihere are his papers (= writings)

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