baltkrievs

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From balts (white) +‎ krievs (Russian), following the model of other common denominations for this people; cf. English White Russian, German Weißrussisch, Russian белорусский (belorusskij) (< белый (belyj, white) + русский (russkij, Russian)).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

baltkrievs m (1st declension, feminine form: baltkrieviete)

  1. a Belarusian, a Belarusian man, a man from Belarus
    sarunāties ar baltkrievuto talk with a Belarusian
    Latvijas baltkrievi ir otrā lielākā mazākumtautība pēc Latvijas krieviemLatvia's Belorusians are the second largest minority people (in Latvia), after Latvia's Russians
  2. (genitive plural) Belarusian, pertaining to Belarus and its people
    baltkrievu valodathe Belarusian language
    baltkrievu kultūraBelarusian culture

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