debess

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud).

Noun[edit]

debess f (6th declension)

  1. (chiefly in the plural, astronomy) sky
  2. (chiefly in the plural, theology) heaven, paradise
  3. (chiefly in the plural, archaic) cloud (compare mākonis)

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Usage notes[edit]

Although the singular forms still exist, the plural forms (debesis, etc.) are much more frequently used in all senses.

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