dieviete

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Latvian[edit]

Venera, romiešu dieviete

Etymology[edit]

From dievs (god) +‎ -iete (fem.).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dieviete f (5th declension, masculine form: dievs)

  1. (mythology) goddess (a female deity)
    Venera ir romiešu dievieteVenus is a Roman goddess
    grieķu leģenda stāsta, ka auglības un zemes dievietei Dēmetrai bijusi jauna, skaista meita Persefonea Greek legend tells that the goddess of earth and fertility, Demeter, had a young, beautiful daughter, Persephone
    kardināla pils frontons parādījās, koķeti izslējies ar savām pagānisko dievu un dieviešu statujāmthe pediment of the Cardinal's palace showed itself, towering playfully with its statues of pagan gods and goddessess

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Usage notes[edit]

The term dieviete is much more frequently used than its synonym dieve.

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