ķīnietis

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ķīna(China) +‎ -ietis.

Noun[edit]

ķīnietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: ķīniete)

  1. a Chinese man, a man from China or of Chinese descent
    ķīnietis, kas kļuvis par vidzemnieku‎ ― a Chinese man who became a native of Vidzeme (in Latvia)
  2. (genitive plural): Chinese, pertaining to China and its people
    ķīniešu valoda‎ ― the Chinese language
    ķīniešu filozofija‎ ― Chinese philosophy
    ķīniešu arhitektūra, māksla‎ ― Chinese architecture, art

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