jūnijs

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Latvian[edit]

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Jūnijs

Etymology[edit]

from Latin iūnius, the month of the goddess Iuno(Juno), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yuwn̥kós, from *yew-(vital force, youthful vigor).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

jūnijs m (1st declension)

  1. the month of June (the sixth month of the year)
    ekskursija notieks jūnija‎ ― the tour will take place in June
    septiņpadsmitais jūnijs‎ ― June 17th
    jūnijā - saule liec visgarāko loku, naktij atļauts tikai nedaudz stundu‎ ― in June the sun turns (= covers) (its) longest arch, the night is allowed only a few hours
    pirmajā jūnijā pa Jelgavas ielām dosies teatralizēts brauciens‎ ― on June 1st a theatrical (vehicle) ride will go by the streets of Jelgava

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Usage notes[edit]

The old Latvian names for June, ziedu mēnesis(flower month) and papuves mēnesis(fallow month), are no longer in common use.

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Livonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

jūnijs

  1. singular inessive form of jūnij