zvejniece

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See also: zvejniecē

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From zveja (fishing) +‎ -niece, or zvejnieks (fisherman) +‎ -e (fem.) (the latter with palatalization of k to c).

Noun[edit]

zvejniece f (5th declension, masculine form: zvejnieks)

  1. (female) fisherwoman (woman whose work is fishing)
    pērļu zvejnieces — pearl fisherwomen
    zvejnieces dziesmiņa — the fisherwomen's little song

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