bārdainis

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Latvian[edit]

Bārdainis

Etymology[edit]

From the adjective bārdains (bearded) (itself from bārda (beard) +‎ -ains), made into a masculine 2nd-conjugation noun (ending -is).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bārdainis m (2nd declension)

  1. bearded man
    bārdaiņiem un ūsaiņiem gadās tā, ka ūsas tumšas, bet bārda gaiša, un otrādi — it happens to bearded men and mustached men that the mustache is dark while the beard is light, or vice-versa
    bārdainis pasniedza roku — the bearded man stretched, offered (his) hand

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