In ancient Latvian culture, Zvaignzes ("star") referred to several different ideas.
- short for Zvaigznes Diena, a holiday, which see for more details
- Zelta Zvaigznes ("golden star") was an alternate name for Auseklis
- Ausekla Zvaigzne ("star of Auseklis") was Auseklis' symbol, which see for more details.
- There was a god named Zvaigznes, who represented the gari, the spirits of the stars.