melnkalnietis

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Melnkalne (Montenegro) +‎ -ietis.

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Noun[edit]

melnkalnietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: melnkalniete)

  1. a (male) Montenegrin, a man from Montenegro
    izšķirošajā spēlē rezultatīvākais uzvarētāju rindās bija melnkalnietis Bojans Bakičs, kurš guva 28 punktus — among the most successful winners in the decisive game was the Montenegrin Bojan Bakić, who scored 28 points
    melnkalnieši ir maza, bet ārkārtīgi kareivīga un ķēnišķīga tauta — the Montenegrins are a small, but extremely millitant and royal people
  2. (genitive plural) Montenegrin; pertaining to Montenegro and its people
    melnkalniešu valoda — the Montenegrin language
    Lovčena kalns ir 'melnkalniešu svētais kalns — Mount Lovćen is the Montenegrin holy mountain

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