virtuve

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Latvian[edit]

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Virtuve

Etymology[edit]

From virt (to boil[intr.]) +‎ -uve (place). A neologism, following Lithuanian virtùvė, proposed by J. Alunāns in the mid-19th century. It became accepted in the literary language in the 1920s.[1]

Noun[edit]

virtuve f (5th declension)

  1. kitchen (a room used for preparing food)
    plaša virtuvelarge kitchen
    virtuves galdskitchen table
    virtuves piederumikitchen utensils
    virtuves naziskitchen knife
    virtuves iekārtakitchen equipment, furniture
  2. cuisine (food or cooking style, usually typical of a certain place or lifestyle)
    angļu, franču, ķīniešu virtuveEnglish, French, Chinese cuisine
    veģetārā virtuvevegetarian cuisine

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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