zeme

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See also: Zeme, země, Země, zemē, Zemē, žemė, and Žemė

Latgalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *źémē. Cognates include Latvian zeme and Lithuanian žemė.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈzʲæmʲæ]
  • Hyphenation: ze‧me

Noun[edit]

zeme f (diminutive zemeite)

  1. land

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References[edit]

  • Nicole Nau (2011) A short grammar of Latgalian, München: LINCOM GmbH, →ISBN, page 27

Latvian[edit]

Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *źémē, compare zem, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm.

Compare Lithuanian žẽmė, Polish ziemia, Russian земля́ (zemljá), Persian زمین(zamin) Latin humus, Ancient Greek χθών (khthṓn).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

zeme f (5th declension)

  1. ground, land, mainland (geographical, ethnic)
  2. earth, soil, ground (substance)
  3. country, nation
  4. (usually Zeme) Earth (third planet in the Solar System)

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