slavens

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

slavens c

  1. genitive singular definite of slave

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slava (fame) +‎ -ens.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

slavens (def. slavenais, comp. slavenāks, sup. visslavenākais; adv. slaveni)

  1. (of people, groups, organizations, their actions) famous, well-known, renowned
    slavens aktieris, rakstnieks, gleznotājsfamous actor, writer, painter
    slavena zinātniecefamous, renowned (female) scientist, scholar
    baleta skolotāja man pareģoja slavenu nākotne — the ballet teacher predicted for me a famous future (= predicted my future fame)
  2. (of places, institutions, enterprises, products) famous, well-known, popular, appreciated
    slavens teātrisfamous theater
    slavena ekspedīcijafamous expedition
    slavens kūrortsfamous resort
    ezers slavens ar savām salām — a lake famous for its islands
    pilsēta slavena ar savu arhitektūru — a city famous for its architecture
    Rīgas alus ir slavens — Rīga's beer is famous
  3. (rare, syn. lielisks) great, wonderful
    lieliski izpeldējos! upe jums tiešām slavena — I am swimming, bathing wonderfully! (this) river of yours (lit. to you) is really great

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

slavens

  1. definite genitive singular of slav