sēne

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See also: sene, sené, sēnē, and -sene

Latvian[edit]

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Sēnes
Sēnes

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Livonian sēņ, or from Estonian seen, already mentioned in 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [sɛ̄ːnɛ]

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Noun[edit]

sēne f (5th declension)

  1. fungus (members of the kingdom Fungi: eukaryotic organisms that have chitin cell walls but not chlorophyll)
    mikroskopikās sēnesmicroscopic fungi
    pelējumu sēnesmold (lit. mold fungi)
    raugu sēnesyeast (lit. yeast fungi)
    parazītiskās sēnesparasitic fungi
  2. mushroom (fleshy fruiting bodies of fungi typically found above ground)
    ēdamās, neēdamās sēnesedible, unedible mushrooms
    indīgās sēnespoisonous mushrooms
    lasīt sēnesto pick mushrooms
    iet sēnēsto go (find) mushrooms
    sēņu ēdienimushroom dishes
    ceptas, marinētas sēnesfried, marinated mushrooms
    sēņu mērce, zupamushroom sauce, soup

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns. 1992, 2001. Latviešu etimoloģijas vārdnīca. Rīga: AVOTS. ISBN 9984700127.