bagātniece

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bagāts (rich) +‎ -niece, or from bagātnieks (rich man) +‎ -e (fem.).

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bagātniece m (1st declension, masculine form: bagātnieks)

  1. rich woman (a woman having great wealth, a lot of money)
    Antons bija ar meiru ņemt pat atraitni, tikai tā nedrīkstēja būt pārāk veca: izņēmumu varēja taisīt vienīgi īstai bagātniecei — Antons was willing to take even a widow, but she could not be too old: he could make an exceptioin only for a really rich woman

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