läpš

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Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Estonian laps, Finnish lapsi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

läpš

  1. child
    • Tiit-Rein Viitso, Valts Ernštreits (2012–2013), Līvõkīel-ēstikīel-lețkīel sõnārōntõz, Tartu, Rīga: TÜ, LVA
      tarān aigās sōdõd läpš
      a child found by the fence (~ fatherless, etc.)
      se läpš um min ver un min lejā
      this child is my flesh and my blood
      ta sai laps sīest kalāmīe pȯisõst
      she got a child from this young fisherman guy
  2. youngling; an animal's young, offspring

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