Lietuva

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See also: Lietuvą and Lietuvā

Latvian[edit]

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 Lietuva on Latvian Wikipedia
Lietuva (Eiropā)
Lietuvas karogs

Etymology[edit]

From the same stem as leitis (Lithuanian) (q.v.): *leit-, from which also liet (to pour), lietus (rain)) (q.v.). First mentioned in Nestor's Chronicle (in Old Church Slavonic) as Литьва (Litьva), from an earlier *Lētuvā, apparently from *leit- with a suffix (perhaps +‎ -uve). Cognates include Lithuanian Lietuvà.[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lietuva f (4th declension)

  1. Lithuania (country in the Baltic region of Europe, with Vilnius as its capital)
    Lietuvas karogsthe flag of Lithuania
    Lietuvas teritorijathe territory of Lithuania
    Lietuva ir valsts Baltijas jūras austrumu krastāLithuania is a country on the eastern coast of the Baltic sea

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “lietuvieši”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Lithuanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with lietus (rain). Cognates in other languages include Latvian Lietuva.

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Lietuvà f

  1. Lithuania

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Northern Sami[edit]

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Lietuva

  1. Lithuania