vīrietis

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Latvian[edit]

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Vīrieši

Etymology[edit]

From vīrs (man, husband) +‎ -ietis.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vīrietis m (2nd declension)

  1. man (a human being of the male sex).
    jauns, vecs vīrietisyoung, old man
    precējies vīrietismarried man
    glīts vīrietishandsome man
    vīriešu modesmen's mode
    vīriešu kurpesmen's shoes
    kļūt par īstu vīrietito become a real man

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The original word for “man,” vīrs, now usually means “husband.” Though it is still occasionally used to mean “man,” this meaning is now normally ascribed to vīrietis.

See also[edit]