латвийский

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɐtˈvʲijskʲɪj/

Adjective[edit]

латви́йский (latvíjskij)

  1. Latvian (pertaining to the country Latvia as a state)

Declension[edit]

* Note: The letter "г (g)" in the endings "-ого" / "-его" for the genitive masculine and neuter singular and and accusative masculine animate singular is pronounced as /v/, not /g/.

Usage notes[edit]

Латвийский is used to refer to the country Latvia as a state, its laws, constitution, flag, government, etc. To refer to ethnic Latvians and their language, culture, customs, traditions and so on, use латышский. Compare also российский and русский.

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