jaunavība

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jaunava (virgin, young woman) +‎ -ība (with jaunava from jauns (young, new) +‎ -ava).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

jaunavība f (4th declension)

  1. virginity (the quality of one, especially a woman, who is virgin, who has no sexual experience)
    jaunavības plēve — hymen (lit. virginity film, membrane)
    vīriešu jaunavība — male, men's virginity
    zaudēt jaunavību — to lose one's virginity
    jaunavība pieder Marijas būtībaivirginity belongs to (the virgin) Mary's essence

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