sīrietis

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sīr(ija) (Syria) +‎ -ietis.

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Noun[edit]

sīrietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: sīriete)

  1. a Syrian, a Syrian man, a man from Syria or of Syrian descent
    bēglis sīrietis slavē latviešus, apbrīno Latvijas valdību — a Syrian refugee praised Latvians (and) admired the Latvian government
    gladiatoru cietumā dzīvoja visdažādāko tautību pārstāvji: trāķieši, sīrieši, maķedonieši — in the gladiator prison there lived members of a wide range of ethnicities: Thracians, Syrians, Macedonians
  2. (genitive plural) Syrian, pertaining to Syria and its people
    sīriešu mitoloģijaSyrian mythology

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