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See also: substantivs and Substantivs

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Latin substantīvus (substantive, self-existent).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

substantīvs m (1st declension)

  1. (grammar) noun (a word used to refer to an entity, concept or idea)
    verbāls substantīvs(de)verbal noun

Usage notesEdit

Apparently, substantīvs is used only in technical (linguistic) writings; in most contexts, its synonym lietvārds is preferred.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

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