avs

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Latvian[edit]

Avs

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃éwis.

Noun[edit]

avs f (6th declension)

  1. (dated) ewe (female sheep; also generic term)
    avju ganssheepherd
    avis piensewe(= sheep) milk

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The term aita is more frequent than avs, which is considered dated, both as a generic and as the specific name of the female.

See also[edit]