komēta

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Latvian[edit]

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Komēta

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cometa, from Ancient Greek κομήτης(komḗtēs, long-haired), referring to the tail of a comet, from κόμη(kómē, hair).

Noun[edit]

komēta f (4th declension)

  1. (astronomy) comet (celestial body composed mostly of ice, dust and gas, having a “tail” of matter caused by the solar wind)
    komētu astronomija‎ ― comet astronomy
    komētas kodols‎ ― comet nucleus
    īsperioda, ilgperioda komēta‎ ― short-period, long-period comet

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