skolēns

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Latvian[edit]

Skolēni

Etymology[edit]

From skola (school) +‎ -ēns. Introduced into the literary language alongside its synonym skolnieks in the 19th century.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skolēns m (1st declension)

  1. schoolchild, pupil, student (a child or teenager that goes to school)
    pamatskolas skolēnsprimary school student, pupil
    jaunāko klašu skolēnijunior students
    septītās klases skolēniseventh grade students
    skolēna dienas režīmsstudent's daily regimen
    skolēnu formas tērpistudents' uniforms
    noteikumi skolēniemprovisions, rules for students
    skolēnu dziesmu un deju svētkiyouth (lit. students') song and dance festival
    tā bija man mīļākā priekšmeta: matemātikas stunda, un skolotājs man, tāpat kā visiem skolēniem, ļoti patikathat was my favorite subject: the mathematics class, and I, like all students, quite liked the teacher

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Usage notes[edit]

This word, unlike its synonym skolnieks, apparently does not have a feminine form.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “skola”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7