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āre

See also: are, Are, -are, -aré, åre, aré, arë, and ārē

LatvianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Etymologically a variant of ārs (outside, exterior) (q.v.).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

āre f (5th declension)

  1. (poetic) open space, open; cultivated land, fields
    traktoru rūkoņa kolhoza ārēs jau bija apklususi — the tractors' noise in the cultivated land of the kolkhoz had already silenced
    kalni dun un ielejas / meži šalc sev pāri / vēsts šī dziesmā ielejas / plūst pār dzimto āri — the mountains and valleys rumble / the forests rustle / the message in this song (over) the valleys / flows, over (our) native open space
    marts liegu dūmaku pār birzīm klāj, / ar smaržām piepilda ik āri — (the month of) March covered the groves (with) a gentle haze, / it filled each cultivated field with a (pleasant) scent
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SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unclear.

PronunciationEdit

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InterjectionEdit

āre

  1. look!; see? (used to draw the listener's attention to something, be it a physical object or an idea, a thought)
    āre, tur jau viņš nāk!look! there he comes!
    āre, kur ir!look where (he, she, it) is! look, there (he, she, it) is!
    āre, nebija vis tā, kā tu teici!see? it wasn't all as you said (it would be)!
    pagāja vēl kādi gadi, un āre - Roplains vairs neslīdēja uz leju, bet sāka celties — a few more years passed, and now look: Roplains was not sliding down anymore, he began to go up
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “āre” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7

Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian, from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂erh₃- (to plough). Compare Tocharian B āre.

NounEdit

āre

  1. plough

Tocharian BEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian, from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂erh₃- (to plough). Compare Tocharian A āre.

NounEdit

āre

  1. plough