vietnieks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vieta (place) +‎ -nieks.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vietnieks m (1st declension, feminine form: vietniece)

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

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