nāviniece

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nāve (death) +‎ -niece, or nāvinieks (one condemned to death) +‎ -e (fem.) (the latter with palatalization of k to c).

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Noun[edit]

nāviniece f (5th declension, masculine form: nāvinieks)

  1. (woman) condemned to death
    viņa gulēja gandrīz kā nāviniece: ārsts izrakstīja visādas zāles, likām kompreses... bet labāk nepalika — she was sleeping almost as a woman condemned to death: the doctor prescribed all kinds of medicines, we applied compresses... but she didn't get (any) better

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