See also: papirs

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LatvianEdit

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Papīrs

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

papīrs m (1st declension)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) paper (material for writing, printing, wrapping)
    ietinamais papīrs‎ ― wrapping paper
    kopēšanas papīrs‎ ― copying paper
    zīmēšanas papīrs‎ ― drawing paper
    balts, krāsains paprīs‎ ― white, coloured paper
    vēstuļu papīrs‎ ― letter paper
    lakmusa papīrs‎ ― lithmus paper
    tualetes papīrs‎ ― toilet paper
    papīras salvetes, papīras maiss‎ ― paper napkin, paper bag
    gaismas jūtīgs / gaismjūtīgs papīrs‎ ― light-sensitive paper
    papīra rūpniecība‎ ― paper industry
  2. document
    stiprs papīrs‎ ― strong (= influential, important) document
  3. letters, manuscripts, notes, writings
    te ir viņa papīri‎ ― here are his papers (= writings)

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