drakons

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Latvian[edit]

Drakons

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin dracō, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, a serpent of huge size, a python, a dragon), probably from δρακεῖν (drakeîn), aorist active infinitive of δέρκομαι (dérkomai, I see clearly).

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Noun[edit]

drakons m (1st declension)

  1. (mythology) dragon, winged serpent (reptilian monster that spits fire and devours people and animals)
    drakons ir klasisks tetovējums, vienlīdz populārs gan vīriešiem, gan sievietēm — the dragon is a classic tattoo, equally popular with men and with women

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