dzimene

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A form introduced in the 1870s by J. Alunāns to replace ģimene (the regular development of which would indeed have been dzimene if it had not been borrowed from Lithuanian), but which never became popular.[1]

Noun[edit]

dzimene f (5th declension)

  1. family; obsolete form of ģimene

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “dzimene” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7