ārā

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

ārā m

  1. locative singular form of ārs

AdverbEdit

ārā

  1. out, outside (in the outside of a building, house, etc.)
    ārā līst lietus — it is raining outside
    ārā jau satumsis — it is already dark outside
    ārā diena bija saulainaoutside the day was sunny and warm
    ārā dzirdamas balsis — voices could be heard outside
    zēns izskrēja ārā — the boy ran out
    bērni visu laiku rotaļājas ārā — children play outside all the time
  2. out (of), away (from) (+ no “of, from”)
    vasarā cilvēki dodas ārā no pilsētas, izbraukumos, ekskursijās... — in the summer people go away from the city, in trips, in excursions...
    viņš uzcēla to māju pašā lielceļa malā, gandrīz pilnīgi ārā no ciema — he built that house on the very edge of the highway, almost completely out of the village
  3. out, outside (on the external side of something)
    sētiņas stabi gandrīz visi sniegā, tikai gali redzami ārā — the poles of the little fence (are) almost all in the snow, only the tops are visible outside (of the snow)
    Augusta vecākajam brālim pie sāniem karājās šaujamie ieroči, kuriem tikai spals rēgojās ārā no gaišās koka maksts — Augusts' older brother had guns hanging on the side, of which only the tips came out of the light-colored wooden holsters
  4. used with various prefixless, imperfective verbs, to indicate that the action described by the verb is directed outwards from inside something
    viņa velk no krāsns ārā baltmaizi — she took the white bread out of the oven
    mēs ceļam no zemes ārā celmu pēc celma — we are bulding village after village out of the ground
    Andrejs velk ārā no kabatām lielus, dzelteni vizošus ābolus — Andrejs pulled out of (his) pocket a big, shiny yellow apple

SynonymsEdit

  • arpusē
  • laukā (also as interjection)

AntonymsEdit

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InterjectionEdit

ārā

  1. (get) out! away!
    priekšnieks pielēca kājās un naidīgi nolūkojās Andrējā: “Ārā! Pienapuika!” — the boss jumped up and looked hostile at Andrejs: “(get) out! (you) greenhorn!”
Last modified on 21 March 2014, at 18:27