dzīvesbiedre

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From dzīves ‎(life[gen.]) +‎ biedre ‎((female) companion, comrade) (with biedre from biedrs ‎(companion, comrade) +‎ -e ‎(fem.), or from dzīvesbiedrs ‎(companion, comrade) +‎ -e ‎(fem.) (with dzīvesbiedrs from dzīves ‎(life[gen.]) +‎ biedrs ‎(companion, comrade)).

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dzīvesbiedre f (5th declension, masculine form: dzīvesbiedrs)

  1. wife (a female spouse, a married woman with reference to her husband)
    arī Vesmana dzīvesbiedre Maruta Hāba kādreiz bija viena no pirmajām traktoristēm republikā — also Vesmans' wife Maruta Hāba once was one of the first female tractor drivers in the (Latvian) republic
    Mareņos vēl nekad nav bijis tāds gods: uzņemt deputāta dzīvesbiedri un viņa dēlu — in Mareņi there had never been such honor: to receive the MP's wife and his son

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