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bučot

LatvianEdit

Bučot

EtymologyEdit

From the same stem as buča (kiss), made into a second-conjugation verb (ending -ot).[1]

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VerbEdit

bučot tr., 2nd conj., pres. bučoju, bučo, bučo, past bučoju

  1. (colloquial) to kiss (to touch with the lips, in order to show love, friendship, respect, devotion)
    sieva sagrāba viņu un sāka izstieptām lūpām bučot uz vaiga, acīm, deguna — the wife grabbed him and started kissing with stretched lips on his cheeks, eyes, nose
    šņukstēdama tad māte nokrita pie gultas... bučoja man degošos vaigus un pieri — sobbing, mother fell near the bed... (she) kissed my burning cheeks and forehead

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