vīķe

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See also: vike and vīķē

Latvian[edit]

Vīķe

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps related to Estonian viidikas.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vīķe f (5th declension)

  1. common bleak (small river fish of the family Cyprinidae, species species)
    vīķes dzīvo galvenokārt krasta tuvumā un pārtiek no piekrastes zooplanktona‎ ― bleaks live mainly near the coast and feed on coastal zooplancton
    vīķes sālīt prata mūsu tālie senči jau tajos laikos, kad tikai iemācījās makšķerēt un uzzināja, kas ir sāls‎ ― our distant ancestors knew how to salt bleaks already in the old times, when they had just learned to fish and found out what salt was

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