lats

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latvian lats.

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Noun[edit]

lats (plural lati)

  1. Former currency of Latvia, divided into 100 santims; it was replaced by the Euro on Jan. 1, 2014.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of latissimus dorsi + -s

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Noun[edit]

lats (plural only)

  1. (informal) The latissimus dorsi muscles.

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Latvian[edit]

Pieci lati

Etymology[edit]

A reduced form of Latvija, first used in 1922 to name the new currency that replaced the Latvian rublis.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

lats m (1st declension)

  1. lats (monetary unit of Latvia between 1922 and 1940, and again between 1993 and 2013; replaced by the Euro on Jan. 1st, 2014)
    pieci lati — five lats
    papīra lats — paper lats (i.e., bills, banknotes)
    lata kurss — the exchange rate of the lats
    grāmata maksā divus latus — the book costs two lats

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lats ?

  1. lats, currency of Latvia
  2. indefinite genitive singular of lat