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Latvian

[ lat-vee-uhn, laht- ]
/ ˈlæt vi ən, ˈlɑt- /
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adjective
of or relating to Latvia, its inhabitants, or their language.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Latvia.
Also Lettish, Lett. the Baltic language of Latvia.
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Origin of Latvian

First recorded in 1915–20; Latvi(a) + -an

Words nearby Latvian

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British Dictionary definitions for Latvian

Latvian
/ (ˈlætvɪən) /

adjective
of or relating to Latvia, its people, or their language
noun
Also called: Lettish the official language of Latvia: closely related to Lithuanian and belonging to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family
a native or inhabitant of Latvia
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