latvietis m (2nd declension, feminine form: latviete)
- a (male) Latvian, a Lett
- (genitive plural): Latvian, pertaining to Latvia and its people
- latviešu valoda ― the Latvian language
Declension of latvietis (2nd declension)
The word latvis is a synonym of latvietis, but it is less frequently used, and more often than not refers to ancient Latvians, or Latvians as an ethnic group.
↑ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “latvietis”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7