Japāna

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Latvian[edit]

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 Japāna on Latvian Wikipedia
Japāna (Āzijā)
Japānas karogs

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Malay Japan, itself a borrowing from Min Nan 日本 (Ji̍t-pún), literally “sunrise” (the same meaning of Japanese 日本 (Nip-pon)), made, like most other country names, into a feminine 4th-declension noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Japāna f (4th declension)

  1. Japan (an island country in Far East, Asia; capital: Tokyo)
    Japānas karogsthe flag of Japan
    Japānas vēsturethe history of Japan
    Japāna ir unitāra konstitucionāla monarhijaJapan is a unitary constitutional monarchy

Declension[edit]

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