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 aprīlis‎ ― sunny, cold April
    aprīļa vēji‎ ― winds of April
    pirmais aprīlis‎ ― April 1st
    no 4. līdz 16. aprīlim‎ ― from April 4th to (April) 16th
    ir brīnum jauka aprīļa diena, gaiša, raženi silta un skaista diena‎ ― it 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 martu‎ ― spring began early, but was cold and bleak, and April - the month of juices and migratory birds - recalled foggy March

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Usage notes[edit]

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

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