skolēns

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Latvian[edit]

Skolēni

Etymology[edit]

From skola (school) +‎ -ēns. Introduced into the literary language alongside its synonym skolnieks in the 19th century.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skolēns m (1st declension)

  1. schoolchild, pupil, student (a child or teenager that goes to school)
    pamatskolas skolēns — primary school student, pupil
    jaunāko klašu skolēni — junior students
    septītās klases skolēni — seventh grade students
    skolēna dienas režīmsstudent's daily regimen
    skolēnu formas tērpistudents' uniforms
    noteikumi skolēniem — provisions, rules for students
    skolēnu dziesmu un deju svētki — youth (lit. students') song and dance festival
    tā bija man mīļākā priekšmeta: matemātikas stunda, un skolotājs man, tāpat kā visiem skolēniem, ļoti patika — that was my favorite subject: the mathematics class, and I, like all students, quite liked the teacher

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Usage notes[edit]

This word, unlike its synonym skolnieks, apparently does not have a feminine form.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “skola” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7