vēlējums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vēlēt (past stem: vēlēj-) (to wish) +‎ -ums.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vēlējums m (1st declension)

  1. wish (that which one wishes to someone else)
    labi vēlējumi — good wishes
    laimes vēlējumi — luck, happiness wishes
    es toreiz vēl nezināju makšķernieku paražas un izbrīnījos par Ivara savādo vēlējumu — I didn't know then the customs of fishermen and I was surprised by Ivars' strage wish
  2. wish, command (that which one wishes to happen)
    saskaņā ar tēva vēlējumu Ilja dodas uz Kijevu kalpot kņazam Vladimiram — according to his father's wish, Ilja traveled to Kiev (Kyiv) to serve Prince Vladimir
    vēlējuma izteiksme — subjunctive or conditional (lit. wish) mood (in grammar)

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