dzīvesbiedrs

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Latvian[edit]

Dzīvesbiedri (2)

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Etymology[edit]

From dzīves (life[gen.]) +‎ biedrs (companion, comrade).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dzīvesbiedrs m (1st declension, feminine form: dzīvesbiedre or dzīvesbiedrene)

  1. husband (a male spouse, a married man, in reference to his wife)
    viņš ir mīlošs dzīvesbiedrs sievai — he is a loving husband to (his) wife
    kopā ar dzīvesbiedru viņa dosies ceļojumā pa Ventu — together with (her) husband she will travel through Venta
  2. (plural) spouses (a married couple, husband and wife)
    ilgstošu turneju dēļ abi dzīvesbiedri nav redzējušies vairākus mēnešus — because of the long-during tours the two spouses haven't seen each other for several months

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