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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

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit