ziedonis

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A neologism created in 1868 by A. Kronvalds from zieds (flower) +‎ -onis.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ziedonis m (2nd declension)

  1. (poetic) spring, springtime (the season when plants and trees blossom)
    ziedoņa rītsa spring morning
    ziedoņa vēsmaa spring breeze
    ābele ziedonīan apple tree in spring
    dzīves ziedonisthe spring of life (i.e., youth)
    mīlestības ziedonisthe spring of love

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns. 1992, 2001. Latviešu etimoloģijas vārdnīca. Rīga: AVOTS. ISBN 9984700127.