brits

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brits

  1. plural form of brit

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Ultimately from Latin Brittō or its Celtic equivalent (see Brython), probably via some other European language (cf. German Brite, Russian бритт (britt)).

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brits m (1st declension, feminine form: britiete)

  1. a Briton, a British man, a man born in Great Britain; a citizen of the United Kingdom
    es esmu brits — I am a British man
  2. (genitive plural): British; pertaining to Great Britain or the United Kingdom and its people
    britu armija — the British army
    Britu impērija — the British Empire
    Britu KolumbijaBritish Columbia (Canadian province)
  3. (loosely) an Englishman
  4. (historical, in the plural) the Britons, members of the Celtic tribes that lived in southern Britain at the time of the Roman conquest
    5. gadsimtā pirms mūsu ēras Britu salas iekaroja ķeltu ciltis: briti un skoti — in the 5th century BC Celtic tribes - the Britons and the Scots (Gaels) - conquered the British Isles

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