lietuvietis

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Lietuva (Lithuania) +‎ -ietis.

Noun[edit]

lietuvietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: lietuviete)

  1. a (male) Lithuanian
  2. (genitive plural): Lithuanian, pertaining to Lithuania and its people
    lietuviešu valoda — the Lithuanian language
    lietuviešu kultūra — the Lithuanian culture

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Usage notes[edit]

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

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