kontinents

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Kontinenti

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately from Latin continēns (accusative form continēntem), the present participle of the verb continēo (to contain) used as a noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kontinents m (1st declension)

  1. continent (large landmass, completely or almost completely surrounded by seas and oceans)
    Eiropas, Āzijas kontinents — European, Asian continent
    Āfrikas, Amerikas kontinents — African, American continent
    atklāt kontinentu — to discover a continent
    vecais kontinents — the old continent (i.e., Eurasia, sometimes Africa)
    melnais kontinents — the black continent (i.e., Africa)
    kontinenta sēklis — continental shelf
    pa visiem kontinentiem — on all continents

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kontinents

  1. indefinite genitive singular of kontinent