latve

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See also: latvē, Latve, and Latvē

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From latvis (Latvian) +‎ -e (fem.).

Noun[edit]

latve f (5th declension, masculine form: latvis)

  1. (poetic, rare) a (female) Latvian, a (female) Lett; a (female) member of the Latvian ethnic group

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Usage notes[edit]

The word latve is a poetic synonym of latviete (according to two online dictionaries the LLVV and the SV), but it is no longer current, except (as a proper noun, Latve) as a poetic name for Latvia.

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