dieveris

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dieveris m

  1. brother-in-law (the brother of one's husband)

See also[edit]


Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr. Cognate with Russian деверь (déver’), Sanskrit देवर (devara).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (dieverìs) IPA(key): /dʲɪɛvʲɛˈrʲɪs/

Noun[edit]

dieverìs m (plural díeverys) stress pattern 3a[1] or díeveris m stress pattern 1[1]

  1. brother-in-law (the brother of one's husband)

Declension[edit]

(3a)

Related terms[edit]

  • dieverienė (the wife of one's brother-in-law (husband's brother))

See also[edit]

  • brolienė (the wife of one's brother)
  • moša (the sister of one's husband)
  • svainė (the sister of one's wife), (the wife of one's brother), (the wife of one's spouse's brother)
  • svainis (the brother of one's spouse), (the husband of one's sister), (the husband of one's spouse's sister)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.