delfīns

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See also: delfins, Delfins, and delfíns

Latvian[edit]

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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 pasaulēthe dolphin's brain, as regards its development, is superior to everything we know in the animal realm

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