Strēlnieks

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Latvian[edit]

Ūdensvīrs (Aquarius)

Etymology[edit]

From strēlnieks (archer; infantryman, rifleman), translating Latin sagittarius (armed with arrows).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Signs of the Zodiac
Skorpions Sagittarius.svg Mežāzis
Latvian Wikipedia has an article about Strēlnieks.

Strēlnieks m (1st declension)

  1. (astronomy) the constellation of Sagittarius; astronomical abbreviation: Sgr
  2. (astrology) Sagittarius (zodiac sign); astrological symbol: )
    pēc horoskopa viņš ir Strēlnieks — by the horoscope, he is Sagittarius

Declension[edit]

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