leitiete

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From leitis (Lithuanian) +‎ -iete.

Noun[edit]

leitiete f (5th declension, masculine form: leitis)

  1. a (female) Lithuanian
    tur sēdēja maza, puskaila meitenīte, leitiete — there sat a small, half-naked little girl, a Lithuanian

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Usage notes[edit]

The basic, neutral term is lietuviete. The words leitiete and lietuve are synonyms, but are much less often used, usually poetically, or in historical contexts (referring to ancient Lithuanians).

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