iekļūt

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ie- +‎ kļūt (to get, to become).

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

iekļūt intr., 1st conj., pres. iekļūstu, iekļūsti, iekļūst, past iekļuvu

  1. to get into, to enter somewhere (especially with difficulty, overcoming obstacles)
    iekļūt trojebusā — to get into, on the trolley bus
    iekļūt vilcienā — to get into, on the train
    iekļūt istabā pa logu — to get into the room through the window
    no āra ienācēji vispirms iekļuva virtuvē, tad mazajā istabiņā ar diviem lodziņiem — those coming from outside first entered the kitchen, then the small room with two little windows
    pirmo reizi es te iekļuvu no augšās — (this is) the first time (that) I got in here from up there
  2. to get into (a place, a situation) by accident, to end up (somewhere)
    iekļūt ļaužu drūzmā — to get into, end up in, a crowd of people
    iekļūt lietus gāzē — to get into, end up under strong rain
    Agnese bija izgājusi cauri Iekšrīgai un iekļuva tirgus burzmā — Agnese had gone through inner Riga and got, ended up in the market crowd
    kuġojot pa Melnu jūru, iekļuvām vētrā; mūs krietni pašūpoja — sailing on the Black Sea, we got into, ended up in, a storm; it really shook us
  3. (of inanimate objects) to get into, usually unintentionally, by accident}}
    ledus gabali iekļūst ūdens virpulī — the ice blocks get into the whirlpool
    pagrabā iekļuvis ūdenswater got into the basement
    pa spraugu iekļūst gaisma — light gets in through the crack
    acī iekļuvis gruzis — a speck of dust got into (someone's) eye
    meža dziļumos saules stari gandrīz nekad neiekļūst — the sunrays almost don't get into the depths of the forest
  4. (of people) to get into (a situation, a state) after overcoming obstacles, difficulties
    iekļūt augstskolā, universitātē — to get into college, university
    iekļūt izlases komandā — to get into the (selected) team
    tādos rados nevar vis ikkatrs iekļūt — not everybody can get into such families (lit. relatives)
  5. (figuratively) to get into (a situation, a state), usually unintentionally
    iekļūt nelaimē — to get into trouble, distress
    iekļūt briesmās — to get into danger
    iekļūt grūtībās — to get into difficulties
    iekļūt parādos — to get into debt
    iekļūt ļaužu valodās — to get into people's language, talk (i.e., to become the topic of gossip)
    paredzot, kādās kara šausmās var iekļūt cilvēce, arī Vācijas sociāldemokrātija nostāsies pret karu — seeing what kind of war horror humanity could get into, also the German social democracy will stand against the war

ConjugationEdit

Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 22:49