zeķe

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See also: zeke, Zeke, and zeķē

Latvian[edit]

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 zeķe on Latvian Wikipedia
Zeķes

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Socke (Baltic German söcke), from Middle Low German socke (short socks), from Latin soccus (low shoe), itself a probable borrowing from some Near East language. The first mention of this word is in a 17th-century dictionary.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zeķe f (5th declension)

  1. sock (garment that covers the foot)
    pusgarās zeķeslong socks, stockings
    īsās zeķesshort socks
    kaprona, neilona zeķesnylon stockings
    kokvilnas zeķescotton socks
    vilnas zeķeswool socks
    siltas zeķeswarm socks
    valkāt zeķesto wear socks
    adīt zeķesto knit socks
    lāpīt zeķesto mend socks

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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