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Lett

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Pronunciation: /lɛt
 
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Definition of Lett in English:

noun

Old-fashioned term for Latvian.
Example sentences
  • Now I have seen Ireland, it seems to me that the poorest among the Letts, the Estonians and the Finlanders lead a life of comparative luxury.
  • After all, we didn't do it - the Germans did, with some help from assorted Poles, Letts and Ukranians.
  • Kilgas, a Lett with a reputation for joking, wonders when they will get another snowstorm.

Origin

from German Lette, from Latvian Latvi.

Derivatives

Lettish

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Partly due to the fact that the Letts are scattered, there are no Lettish banks, corporations, or big businesses that are worth mentioning.

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