jaunavība

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jaunava (virgin, young woman) +‎ -ība (with jaunava from jauns (young, new) +‎ -ava).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

jaunavība f (4th declension)

  1. virginity (the quality of one, especially a woman, who is virgin, who has no sexual experience)
    jaunavības plēvehymen (lit. virginity film, membrane)
    vīriešu jaunavībamale, men's virginity
    zaudēt jaunavībuto lose one's virginity
    jaunavība pieder Marijas būtībaivirginity belongs to (the virgin) Mary's essence

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