dvīne

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See also: dvīnē and dvinē

Latvian[edit]

Dvīnes

Etymology[edit]

From dvīnis (twin) +‎ -e (fem.).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

dvīne f (5th declension, masculine form: dvīnis)

  1. (female) twin (a girl born together with another child from one mother)
    dvīņu māsatwin sister
    abas dvīņu māsas ir labas vingrotājasboth twin sisters are good gymnasts
    pašas jaunākās meistarsacīkšu dalībnieces ir Kanādas indiāņu dvīnesthe youngest championship particiants are the Canadian Indian (female) twins

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The singular forms exist but are much less frequent in actual usage than the plural forms (e.g., dvīņu māsa, with dvīņu used adjectivally, is more frequent than dvīne).

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