pǟvaīe

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Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pǟva (day) +‎ īe (night). Perhaps a calque of Latvian diennakts (diena (day) +‎ nakts (night)), cf. Estonian ööpäev (öö (night) +‎ päev (day)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pǟvaīe

  1. day (a period of 24 hours)
    • Valda Šuvcāne, Ieva Ernštreite (1999, 2005), Latvian-Livonian-English Phrase Book, Eraksti, ISBN: 9984-771-74-1
      diennakts – pǟvaīe – twenty-four hours
      twenty-four hours – twenty-four hours – twenty-four hours

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