cepure

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Latvian[edit]

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Cepures

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *kepur-, from a derived stem *kep-r̥-, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- ‎(cover). Cognates include Lithuanian kepùre, Proto-Slavic *čepьcь (Russian чепе́ц ‎(čepéc, cap), Belarusian чапе́ц ‎(čapjéc, cap), Czech čepec ‎(cap), čepice ‎(hat), Polish czepek ‎(cap)), Ancient Greek σκέπη ‎(sképē, cover, shade, protection).[1]

Noun[edit]

cepure f (5th declension)

  1. hat (clothing accessory meant to cover the head)
    salmu cepure — straw hat
    ziemas cepure — winter hat
    pacelt, noņemt, uzlikt cepuri — to remove one's hat
    bruņu cepure, bruņucepure — helmet (lit. armored hat)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns. 1992, 2001. Latviešu etimoloģijas vārdnīca. Rīga: AVOTS. ISBN 9984700127.