japānis

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Etymology[edit]

From the same source as Japāna (Japan), made into a masculine 2nd-declension noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

japānis m (2nd declension, feminine form: japāniete)

  1. a Japanese man, a man born in Japan or of Japanese descent
    pasauli pārsteidz japānis no ASV talantu šova — a Japanese man surprises the world in a US talent show
    papīru sāka ražot korejieši, japāņi, indieši un citas Āzijas tautas — the Koreans, Japanese, Indians and other Asian people began to produce paper
  2. (genitive plural) Japanese; pertaining to Japan and its people
    japāņu valoda — the Japanese language
    japāņu mākslaJapanese art
    japāņu porcelānsJapanese porcelain

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