gadalaiks

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From gada (year[gen.]) +‎ laiks (time), probably a calque of German Jahreszeit.

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gadalaiks m (1st declension)

  1. season of the year (i.e., spring, summer, autumn, winter: periods of the year characterized by different average weather conditions)
    silts, auksts gadalaiks — warm, cold season
    lietains, sauss gadalaiks — rainy, dry season
    klimatiskie gadalaiki — climatic seasons
    viņa pati bija kā dzimtenes daba ar tās četriem gadalaikiem, kas cits aiz cita mijas — she herself was like (our) homeland nature with its four seasons, which came one after the other
    gleznotāja audeklos tēloti gadalaiki... tur ir pavasari un vasaras, tur ir rudeņi un ziemas — in the painter's canvasses the seasons (were) depicted... here are springs and summers, there are autumns and winters

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Last modified on 19 March 2014, at 06:25