ieleja

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ie- +‎ leja (lower area).

Noun[edit]

ieleja f (4th declension)

  1. (geography) valley (lower area created by a river on the surface of the earth; lower area between mountains where a river flows)
    auglīga ieleja — fertile valley
    upes gultne ielejā — the riverbed in the valley
    doties pa nogāze uz ieleju — to go along the slope to the valley
    šķērsot ieleju — to cross the valley
    ciems atradās augstienē, un ielejā kā nomesta josta locījās maza upīte — the village is located in the highland, and in the valey a small river meandered like a belt thrown (down there)

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