kontinentāls

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kontinents ‎(continent) +‎ -āls. Probably not derived as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from another European language.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

kontinentāls (def. kontinentālais, comp. kontinentālāks, sup. viskontinentālākais; adv. kontinentāli)

  1. continental (typical of, relating to, continents)
    kontinentālā Eiropa continental Europe
    Āzijas kontinentālās valstis — Asia's continental, mainland countries
    kontinentālas nogulascontinental deposits, sediments
    kontinentālais ledājscontinental glacier
  2. continental (found in, typical of, the interior region of a continent, far from the coast)
    kontinentāls klimatscontinental climate
    kontinentāls apgabalscontinental region

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