islandiete

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Islande (Iceland) +‎ -iete, or islandietis (Icelander) +‎ -e (fem.).

Noun[edit]

islandiete f (5th declension, masculine form: islandietis)

  1. a female Icelander, an Icelandic woman, a woman from Iceland
    islandiete simboliski atklāj Eirovīzijas nedēļu — an Icelandic woman symbolically opens the Eurovision week

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Usage notes[edit]

The forms with a long ī (Īslande and derived terms, like īslandietis, īslandisks, etc.) have been recently (in 2007) proposed as correct, but the forms with a short i (Islande, islandietis, islandisks, etc.) are still more frequently used.

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