februāris

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Latvian[edit]

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Februāris

Etymology[edit]

From Latin februārius, of the month of purification, from februa, the Roman festival of purification, plural of februum; perhaps from Latin febris (fever), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʰ- (to burn).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

februāris m (2nd declension)

  1. the month of February (the second month of the year)
    šogad ir auksts februāristhis year February is cold
    piektais februārisFebruary 5th
    februāra demokrātiskā revolūcijathe February democratic revolution
    februāra vidū bija salts, gaišas naktisin the middle of February it was frosty, the nights (were) bright

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Usage notes[edit]

The old Latvian names for February, sveču mēnesis (candle month), meteņu mēnesis (Shrovetide month), puteņu mēnesis (blizzard month), and sala mēnesis (frost month), are no longer in common use.

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Livonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

februāris

  1. plural inessive form of februār