ieleja

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See also: ielēja and ielejā

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ie- +‎ leja (lower area).

Noun[edit]

ieleja f (4th declension)

  1. (geography) valley (lower area created by a river on the surface of the earth; lower area between mountains where a river flows)
    auglīga ielejafertile valley
    upes gultne ielejāthe riverbed in the valley
    doties pa nogāze uz ielejuto go along the slope to the valley
    šķērsot ielejuto cross the valley
    ciems atradās augstienē, un ielejā kā nomesta josta locījās maza upītethe village is located in the highland, and in the valey a small river meandered like a belt thrown (down there)

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