vietniece

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See also: vietniecē

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From viet (place) +‎ -niece, or vietnieks (replacement) +‎ -e (fem.) (the latter with palatalization of k to c).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vietniece f (5th declension, masculine form: vietnieks)

  1. (female) replacement, substitute (e.g., at work)
  2. (female) second in command, assistant
    direktora vietnieceassistant director
    priekšsēdētāja vietniecevice-chairman
  3. (female) deputy, elected representative

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