See also: sene, sené, sēnē, and -sene

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LatvianEdit

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Sēnes
 
Sēnes

EtymologyEdit

A borrowing from Livonian sēņ, or from Estonian seen, already mentioned in 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [sɛ̄ːnɛ]

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NounEdit

sēne f (5th declension)

  1. fungus (members of the kingdom Fungi: eukaryotic organisms that have chitin cell walls but not chlorophyll)
    mikroskopikās sēnes‎ ― microscopic fungi
    pelējumu sēnes‎ ― mold (lit. mold fungi)
    raugu sēnes‎ ― yeast (lit. yeast fungi)
    parazītiskās sēnes‎ ― parasitic fungi
  2. mushroom (fleshy fruiting bodies of fungi typically found above ground)
    ēdamās, neēdamās sēnes‎ ― edible, unedible mushrooms
    indīgās sēnes‎ ― poisonous mushrooms
    lasīt sēnes‎ ― to pick mushrooms
    iet sēnēs‎ ― to go (find) mushrooms
    sēņu ēdieni‎ ― mushroom dishes
    ceptas, marinētas sēnes‎ ― fried, marinated mushrooms
    sēņu mērce, zupa‎ ― mushroom sauce, soup

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns. 1992, 2001. Latviešu etimoloģijas vārdnīca. Rīga: AVOTS. ISBN 9984700127.