Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Latvia or its people, language, or culture.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Latvia.
  • noun A person of Latvian ancestry.
  • noun The Baltic language of the Latvians.

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  • noun countable A person from Latvia or of Latvian descent.
  • noun uncountable The official language of Latvia; Lettish
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Latvia, the Latvian people or the Latvian language.

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  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Latvia or its people or language
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Latvia
  • noun the official language of Latvia; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European

Etymologies

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From Latvia +‎ -an.

Examples

  • It has also sold its stake in Latvian airline airBaltic.

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  • It also has leaked into the Baltic languages - zvaigzne in Latvian, žvaigždė in Lithuanian.

    И сонцето е ѕвезда

  • Thus we come to the absurd situation of Fine Gael's road safety spokesman, Shane McEntee, proposing that road signs in Latvian, Russian and Polish should be installed on Ireland's twisting country roads, to remind these killer drivers to drive on the left and avoid alcohol.

    Unintended consequences

  • The search ext extension has a custom interface that is available in English, Latvian and Russian.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • The Madam President is fluent in Latvian, French, English, Spanish and German and partially in Portuguese and Italian.

    Multilateralism as the Response to Contemporary Challenges

  • According to Ojars Kalnins, Latvia's ambassador to Washington, Clinton quickly called the Latvian president to reaffirm that he meant no linkage between the question of troop withdrawals and the treatment of Russian-speakers.

    The Return Of The Great Game

  • Corson squeezed between Carolina defensemen and poked the puck toward Irbe, but the Latvian was able to make a left leg save to preserve the 1-0 lead.

    NHL - National Hockey League - Carolina vs. Toronto

  • The contest gave her the first prize and the great love of the borthers Latvian, which is the greatest achievement till now.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • The contest gave her the first prize and the great love of the borthers Latvian, which is the greatest achievement till now.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • Some Latvians regard the Latvian Waffen SS, also known as the Latvian Legion, as heroes who fought not for the Nazis, but for Latvian independence against Soviet occupiers.

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