okeāns

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Latvian[edit]

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 okeāns on Latvian Wikipedia
Klusais okeāns

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin Ōceanus, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós, Oceanus), a water deity.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

okeāns m (1st declension)

  1. ocean (one of the largest natural masses of water, situated between continents)
    Atlantijas okeāns‎ ― Atlantic Ocean
    Klusais okeāns‎ ― Pacific Ocean
    Ziemeļu Ledus okeāns‎ ― Artic (lit. Northern Ice) Ocean
    okeāna straumes‎ ― ocean currents
    okeāna kuģis, tvaikonis‎ ― ocean ship, steamer
    nedēļām ilgi kuģis brauca pa Indijas okeāna skumjajiem klajumiem‎ ― for weeks the ship sailed through the sad plains of the Indic Ocean

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