nāvessods

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Nāvessods (Francijā)

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Etymology[edit]

From nāves (death[gen.]) +‎ sods (penalty).

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Noun[edit]

nāvessods m (1st declension)

  1. death penalty, capital punishment (the legal killing of a condemned criminal by the state as punishment for his or her crimes)
    mūsdienu Latvijā nāvessods nav piemērojams — in modern Latvia the death penalty is not applied
    decembrī, Valmieras pamalē, Karātavu kalnā, izpildīja lauka karatiesas piespriestos nāvessodus vienpadsmit komunistiem un komjauniešiem — in December, in the outskirts of Valmiera, on Karatāvu hill, (they) carried out the death penalties, ordered by military tribunal, of eleven communists and Komosomol members

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