delfīns

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See also: delfins, Delfins, and delfíns

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Delfīni

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, ultimately a Borrowing from Latin delphīnus, itself borrowed from Ancient Greek δελφίς (delphís), from δελφύς (delphús, womb).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

delfīns m (1st declension)

  1. dolphin (maritime mammals of the family Dolphinidae)
    delfīniem kā visiem vaļveidīgajiem ir vārpstas formas ķermenisdolphins, like all Cetaceans, have a spindle-shaped body
    delfīna galvas smadzenes savas attīstības ziņā ir pārākas par visu, ko mēs pazīstam dzīvnieku pasaulē — the dolphin's brain, as regards its development, is superior to everything we know in the animal realm

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