februāris

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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 februāris — this year February is cold
    piektais februārisFebruary 5th
    februāra demokrātiskā revolūcija — the February democratic revolution
    februāra vidū bija salts, gaišas naktis — in 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