svainiene

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From svainis (brother-in-law) +‎ -iene (fem.).

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svainiene f (5th declension)

  1. sister-in-law (one's wife's sister or one's husband's sister; also, one's brother's wife, or one's husband's brother's wife)
    “vēl nesen biju aizbraucis pat uz savu veco ciemu...” “tur pie brāļa sievas?” “tur, jā, bet svainieni nesatiku”‎ ― “I even recently went to my old village...” “there, at your brother's wife's (house)?” “yes, there, but I didn't meet my sister-in-law

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