apavniece

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See also: apavniecē

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From apavs (footwear) +‎ -niece, or apavnieks (cobbler, shoemaker) +‎ -e ([fem.]) (with palatalization of k to c).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apavniece m (1st declension, masculine form: apavnieks)

  1. (female) cobbler, shoemaker

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Usage notes[edit]

The usual term for “cobbler” is kurpnieks; apavnieks is rare or official.

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