mongolis

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Mongolian монгол (mongol, Mongol), made into a masculine 2nd-declension noun (ending -is).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mongolis m (2nd declension, feminine form: mongoliete)

  1. (male) Mongol, Mongolian (a man, person from Mongolia or of Mongolian descent)
    mongolis Batbajaru atzīst: viņa zeme ir Latvija, tur, kur ir viņa ģimenethe Mongolian Batbajaru admits: his country is Latvia, there, where his family is
  2. (male) Mongol (a member of one of the Mongol ethnic groups, in Mongolia and elsewhere)
    Ķīnas mongoļiChina's mongols
    mongoļu zemes vēsture ir ļoti sena, tā ietver gan Čingishana karagājienus, gan drūmos gadsimtus mandžūru jūgāthe history of the Mongol land is very old, it includes both Gengis Khan's crusades and the gloomy centuries under the Manchurian yoke
  3. (genitive plural): Mongol, Mongolian; pertaining to Mongolia or to Mongol people
    mongoļu valodathe Mongol language
    mongoļu sakāmvārdsMongol proverb
    mongoļu impērijaMongol empire

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