dieviete

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Latvian[edit]

Venera, romiešu dieviete

Etymology[edit]

From dievs (god) +‎ -iete (fem.).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (mythology) goddess (a female deity)
    Venera ir romiešu dieviete‎ ― Venus is a Roman goddess
    grieķu leģenda stāsta, ka auglības un zemes dievietei Dēmetrai bijusi jauna, skaista meita Persefone‎ ― a 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 statujām‎ ― the 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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