Lietuva

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See also: Lietuvą and Lietuvā

Latvian[edit]

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 Lietuva on Latvian Wikipedia

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Lietuva (Eiropā)
Lietuvas karogs

Etymology[edit]

From the same stem as leitis (Lithuanian) (q.v.): *leit-, from which also liet (to pour), lietus (rain)) (q.v.). First mentioned in Nestor's Chronicle (in Old Church Slavonic) as Литьва (Litьva), from an earlier *Lētuvā, apparently from *leit- with a suffix (perhaps +‎ -uve). Cognates include Lithuanian Lietuvà.[1]

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Lietuva f (4th declension)

  1. Lithuania (country in the Baltic region of Europe, with Vilnius as its capital)
    Lietuvas karogs — the flag of Lithuania
    Lietuvas teritorija — the territory of Lithuania
    Lietuva ir valsts Baltijas jūras austrumu krastāLithuania is a country on the eastern coast of the Baltic sea

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “lietuvieši” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7

Lithuanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with lietus (rain). Cognates in other languages include Latvian Lietuva.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Lietuva f

  1. Lithuania

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Northern Sami[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lietuva

  1. Lithuania