banāns

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Latvian[edit]

Banāns

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Spanish and Portuguese banana, and probably also other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Wolof banaana, via Spanish or Portuguese.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

banāns m (1st declension)

  1. banana tree (tropical plant of the genus Musa, with edible elongated yellow fruits)
    banāna lapasbanana leaves
    banānu birzisbanana groves
  2. banana (the edible elongated yellow fruits of this plant)
    banānu ķekaribanana bunches
    banānu miltibanana flour
    ananasi, banāni, mango, granātāboli un citi tropu augļi - sulīgi, smaržīgi, saules pilnipineapples, bananas, mangos, pomegranates and other tropical fruits are juicy, tasty, and full of sun
    Mārītei Zanda iedeva vaska dzeltenu banānuZanda gave Mārīte a yellow wax banana

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