substantīvs

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See also: substantivs and Substantivs

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin substantīvus (substantive, self-existent).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

substantīvs m (1st declension)

  1. (grammar) noun (a word used to refer to an entity, concept or idea)
    verbāls substantīvs — (de)verbal noun

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Apparently, substantīvs is used only in technical (linguistic) writings; in most contexts, its synonym lietvārds is preferred.

Synonyms[edit]

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