karaliste

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From karalis (king) +‎ -iste, a term coined by A. Kronvalds as a borrowing from Lithuanian karalỹstė in the 1870s. Kronvalds borrowed also karalis (king) (q.v.).[1]

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(file)

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karaliste f (5th declension)

  1. kingdom (monarchy led by a king or queen)
    Jordānijas Hašimītu karaliste ir konstitucionāla monarhija — the Hashimite kingdom of Jordan is a constitutional monarchy
    kopš 1964. gada Svazilenda ir konstitucionāla karaliste — since 1964 Swaziland is a constitutional kingdom

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “karalis” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7