izarums

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From izar(t) (to plow out) +‎ -ums (with izart from iz- +‎ art (to plow)).

PronunciationEdit

(file)

NounEdit

izarums m (1st declension)

  1. furrow, depression on the surface layer of the earth created while plowing (usually in the middle of a field)
    lauka ražību mazina izarumi un saarumi; saarumos augu rīcībā ir lielāks daudzums auglīgas augsnes, izarumos - tikai plāna tās kārtiņadepressions (furrows) and ridges reduce the productivity of a field; in the ridges, during the growth of the plants, there is a larger amount of fertile soil, in the depressions - only a thin layer of it
  2. the (finished) action of removing, digging, grubbing out (something) by plowing; the result of this action

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 23:16