milzene

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From milzis (giant) +‎ -ene, or milzenis (giant) +‎ -e (fem.).

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milzene m (2nd declension, masculine form: milzenis)

  1. (female) giant, colossus (very large object, living being or person of the feminine gender)
    milzene eglegiant spruce tree
    Variņos izaug zemene milzene — in Variņi they grew a giant strawberry
    te nu stāv Kaspartēva bumbiere, īsta milzene; cits bērzs, ozols vai liepa neizaug tik liels — here was father Kaspars' peach tree, a true giant; other birch, oak and linden trees did not grow that big
    Marta, tu neēsi milzene, tev tikai tāds augums — Marta, you're not a giant(ess), you're just tall

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