slovēnis

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a borrowing from Slovene Slovenec ("Slovene"), probably via other European languages.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

slovēnis m (2nd declension, feminine form: slovēniete)

  1. a (male) Slovene, a man from Slovenia
    slovēnis nopeldējis distanci Donavas garumā — a Slovene swam the (whole) length of the Danube (river)
  2. (genitive plural) Slovene, Slovenian; pertaining to Slovenia and its people
    slovēņu valoda — the Slovene language
    slovēņu kultūraSlovene culture

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