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 valstisAsia'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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