milze

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See also: milzē

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

milze f

  1. plural form of milza

Latvian[edit]

Milzes (1)
Milze (2)

Etymology[edit]

From milzis ((male) giant) +‎ -e (fem.).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

milze f (5th declension, masculine form: milzis)

  1. (folklore, mythology) female giant, giantess (very large, supernaturally strong female being)
    viņš Speipnira mugurā jāj deviņas naktis, līdz ierodas pie upes Gjellas un šķērso tās tiltu, kuru sargā milze Modgūda — he rides on the back of Speipnirs for nine nights, until he comes to the river Gjella and crosses the bridge which is guarded by the giantess Modgūda
  2. (female) giant, giantess (very large woman or female animal)
    jauka un labsirdīga meitene, milze Neringa, zvejnieka meita — a nice, kind-hearted girl, the giantess Neringa, a fisherman's daughter

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