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EtymologyEdit

From svainis (brother-in-law) +‎ -e (fem.).

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svaine f (5th declension)

  1. sister-in-law (one's wife's sister or one's husband's sister; also, one's brother's wife, or one's husband's brother's wife)
    tā nav ne mana, ne mana brāļa māja, tā ir mums abiem kopīga... bet kad es apprecēšos, es vairs negribēšu iet svaines virtuvēthis is neither my nor my brother's house, this is our common (house)... but when I get married, I won't want to go to my sister-in-law's kitchen anymore

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