firstiste

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From firsts (prince) +‎ -iste.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

firstiste f (5th declension)

  1. principality (territory owned or ruled by a prince)
    Lihtenšteinas firstistethe Principality of Lichtenstein
    Monako firstiste, principātsthe Principality of Monaco
    Andoras firstitethe Principality of Andorra

Usage notes[edit]

In principle, the term firstiste applies to a territory governed by a firsts, i.e., a holder of the German nobility title (compare Fürst); for a princis, the term should be principāts. In practice, the two terms are often synonymous.

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