arums

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

arums pl

  1. plural form of arum

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LatvianEdit

Arums

EtymologyEdit

From ar(t) (to plow) +‎ -ums.

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NounEdit

arums m (1st declension)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) plowing, plowed land (the past action or the result of plowing)
    rudens arums — autumn plowing, plowed area
    sekls arums — shallow plowing
    pārbaudīt vakardienas arumu — to check yesterday's plowing
    tēvs noara vagu kā pa diegu, vagu pie vagas; gan es gribēju darīt tāpat, bet mans arums iznāk tādām vien retām, nevienādām vagām — father plowed furrows as if (following) a thread, furrow next to furrow; I wanted to do the same, but my plowing came out with few, uneven furrows
  2. (chiefly in the plural) plowed soil, plowed area, tillage; the layer of soil that is overturned by plowing
    staigāt, brist pa arumiem — to walk, to wade through plowed land
    noecēt arumus — to harrow the plowed earth
    klons krogā stipri bedrains un nelīdzens, gandrīz kā arumi — the earthen floor in the tavern was very bumpy, uneven, almost like plowed earth

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:04