sēne

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See also: sene and sēnē

Latvian[edit]

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Sēnes
Sēnes

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Livonian sēń, or from Estonian seen, already mentioned in 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [sɛ̄ːnɛ]

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Noun[edit]

sēne f (5th declension)

  1. fungus (members of the kingdom Fungi: eukaryotic organisms that have chitin cell walls but not chlorophyll)
    mikroskopikās sēnes — microscopic fungi
    pelējumu sēnes — mold (lit. mold fungi)
    raugu sēnes — yeast (lit. yeast fungi)
    parazītiskās sēnes — parasitic fungi
  2. mushroom (fleshy fruiting bodies of fungi typically found above ground)
    ēdamās, neēdamās sēnes — edible, unedible mushrooms
    indīgās sēnes — poisonous mushrooms
    lasīt sēnes — to pick mushrooms
    iet sēnēs — to go (find) mushrooms
    sēņu ēdienimushroom dishes
    ceptas, marinētas sēnes — fried, marinated mushrooms
    sēņu mērce, zupamushroom sauce, soup

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns. 1992, 2001. Latviešu etimoloģijas vārdnīca. Rīga: AVOTS. ISBN 9984700127.