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 virtuve‎ ― large kitchen
    virtuves galds‎ ― kitchen table
    virtuves piederumi‎ ― kitchen utensils
    virtuves nazis‎ ― kitchen knife
    virtuves iekārta‎ ― kitchen equipment, furniture
  2. cuisine (food or cooking style, usually typical of a certain place or lifestyle)
    angļu, franču, ķīniešu virtuve‎ ― English, French, Chinese cuisine
    veģetārā virtuve‎ ― vegetarian cuisine

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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