tintnīca

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Latvian[edit]

Tintnīcas

Etymology[edit]

From tinte (ink) +‎ -nīca.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tintnīca f (4th declension)

  1. inkwell (an ink container used for writing with a pen)
    viņš bija nopirkt tintnīcu — he had bought an inkwell
    ar knipi atsitu vaļā tintnīcu, ņemu savu labāko, iecienītāko spalvu... — with a flip I open the inkwell, I take my best, favorite pen...
    prāvai, baltai marmora tintnīcai cieši blakus nolikta blāvi zila porcelāna vāzīte, tajā trīs caurspīdīgi spalvaskāti — right next to the large, white marmor inkwell was a little pale white porcelain vase, in it three transparent penholders

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