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EtymologyEdit

Literally “number word,” a calque of German Zahlwort coined in 1850 as skaitļa vārdiņš by J. Neikens, and later changed by A. Stērste to skaitļa vārds, which became the standard form.[1]

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NounEdit

skaitļa vārds m (1st declension)

  1. (grammar) numeral (a word used to indicate a number)
    pamata skaitļa vārdicardinal numerals
    kārtas skaitļa vārdiordinal numerals
    skaitļa vārdu deklinācijanumeral declension

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “skaitīt”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7