minūte

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin minūta (diminished (hour)).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

minūte f (5th declension)

  1. minute (unit of time, 1/60 of an hour)
    piecu minūšu gājiens — a five-minutes walk
    desmit minūšu pārtraukums — a ten-minute break
    pulkstenis ir septiņi un desmit minūtes — it is ten minutes past seven o'clock
  2. minute of arc (unit of angular measurement, 1/60 of a degree)
    šī leņķa lielums ir viena minūte — the size of this angle is one minute (of arc)

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