jūrmala

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See also: jūrmalā, Jūrmala, and Jūrmalā

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jūra (sea) +‎ mala (edge, border).

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Noun[edit]

jūrmala f (4th declension)

  1. seaside, seashore, seacoast (coastal land bordering a sea or ocean)
    jūrmalas smiltisseashore sand
    jūrmalas kāpasseashore dunes
    jūrmalas priedesseashore pine trees
    tāda bija jūrmala šai ciemā: šaura krasta strēle, uz tās vesels klājums sīku akmentiņu — such was the seashore in that village: a narrow coastal strip, on it a whole layer of small pebbles
  2. seaside (region near the sea)
    jūrmalas zvejnieku ciemiseaside fishing villages
    ir zināms, ka Kurzemes jūrmala ar 18. gadsimta otro pusi kļūst par muižnieku vasarnīcu rajonu — it is known that the Kurzeme seaside in the second half of the 18th century became a holiday area for the landed gentry

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