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 cepurestraw hat
    ziemas cepurewinter hat
    pacelt, noņemt, uzlikt cepuri' to remove one's hat
    bruņu cepure, bruņucepurehelmet (lit. armored hat)

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References[edit]

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