karavīrs

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Karavīri

Etymology[edit]

From kara (war[gen.]) +‎ vīrs (man), first mentioned in 17th-century sources.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

karavīrs m (1st declension)

  1. soldier (a person serving in the armed forces)
    karavīru ierindasoldier rank, line
    kļūt par karavīru — to become a soldier
    atvaļināts karavīrs — retired soldier
    karavīru ietērpssoldier's uniform
    karavīru pienākumisoldier's duty
  2. warrior (a person who fights in wars)
    seno cilšu karavīri — ancient tribal warriors

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References[edit]

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