aprīlis

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See also: Aprilis and április

Latvian[edit]

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Aprīlis

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aprīlis (of the month of the goddess Venus), perhaps based on Etruscan Apru (apru), from Ancient Greek Αφροδίτη (Aphrodítē, Venus).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aprīlis m (2nd declension)

  1. the month of April (the fourth month of the year)
    saulains, silts aprīlissunny, cold April
    aprīļa vējiwinds of April
    pirmais aprīlisApril 1st
    no 4. līdz 16. aprīlimfrom April 4th to (April) 16th
    ir brīnum jauka aprīļa diena, gaiša, raženi silta un skaista dienait is a particularly nice April day, a bright, very warm and beautiful day
    pavasaris sākās agri, bet bija auksts un nemīlīgs, un aprīlis - sulu un gājputnu mēnesis - atgādināja miglaino martuspring began early, but was cold and bleak, and April - the month of juices and migratory birds - recalled foggy March

Usage notes[edit]

The old Latvian name for April, sulu mēnesis (juices month), is no longer in common use.

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