ziemeļbriedis

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Latvian[edit]

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Ziemeļbriedis

Etymology[edit]

From ziemeļi (north) +‎ briedis (deer).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ziemeļbriedis m (2nd declension)

  1. reindeer (several species and subspecies of Arctic and subarctic deer, especially Rangifer tarandus)
    ziemeļbriežu sugasreindeer species
    ziemeļbriežu pajūgsreindeer-drawn carriage, sleigh
    vīriem ar ziemeļbriežiem brauca medībās un zvejā, sievas ar bērniem un viena veča uzturēja uguni pavardosthe husbands with the reindeer went hunting and fishing, the wives with the children and one old woman kept the fire in the hearth

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