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mēsli

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Mēsli

EtymologyEdit

From mēzt (to remove with shovel, to clean with shovel). Cognates include Lithuanian mė́šlas, plural mėšlaĩ.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

mēsli m (1st declension)

  1. dung, manure, animal excrement
    mēslu dakšasmanure forks
    mēslu ratimanure carts
    mēslu krātuvemanure storage place
    mēslu sūknismanure pump
    mēslu kaudzedunghill
    ārdīt mēslus — to ted manure
    kraut mēslus vezumā — to load manure in a wagon
    vest mēslus uz tīrumu — to take manure to the field
  2. fertilizer
    mākslīgie mēsli, minerālmēsli — (artificial) fertilizer
    organiskie mēsli — organic manure
    jūras mēsli — sea manure (sea algae used as fertilizer)
  3. dirt, waste
    mēslu bedrewaste, garbage pit

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ReferencesEdit

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