grāfs

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Latvian[edit]

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Grāfs Ferdinands fon Cepelīns (1838-1917)

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from German Graf (count), itself from Old High German grāfio (ruler (of a region)).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

grāfs m (1st declension, feminine form: grāfiene)

  1. count (nobility title, above viscount and under marquess; corresponding nobleman)
    grāfs Ferdinands fon Cepelīns‎ ― count Ferdinand von Zeppelin
    še jaunais grāfs salīga veselu pusduci meistaru‎ ― here the young count hired a whole half a dozen craftsmen
    pilī savas tradīcijas, un tās neviens nevar grozīt; liekas, arī pats grāfs ne‎ ― in the castle (are) its traditions, and nobody can change them; apparently, not even the count

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