islandietis

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See also: īslandietis

Latvian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Islande (Iceland) +‎ -ietis.

Noun[edit]

islandietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: islandiete)

  1. an Icelander, a man from Iceland
    islandietis Pētersons no Rīgas — the Icelander Peterson from Rīga
  2. (genitive plural): Icelandic, pertaining to Iceland and its people
    islandiešu valoda — the Icelandic language
    islandiešu literatūraIcelandic literature

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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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