spānis

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Latvian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

spānis m (2nd declension, feminine form: spāniete)

  1. (male) Spaniard (i.e., a man born in Spain)
    spāņi protestē pret taupības pasākumiem — the Spaniards protest against austerity measures
    spānis, kurš dažos mēnešos iemācijās latviešu valodu — a Spaniard who learned Latvian in a few months
  2. (genitive plural) Spanish; pertainig to Spain and its people
    spāņu valoda — the Spanish language
    spāņu dejasSpanish dances
    spāņu stilsSpanish style

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The terms spānietis and spānis (usually pluralized, spānieši and spāņi) are apparently equally frequent, though spāņu valoda is usually preferred instead of spāniešu valoda.

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