melot

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VerbEdit

melot

  1. Second-person singular indicative present form of meloa.

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the same stema as meli (lie(s)), made into a second conjugation verb (ending -ot).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

melot tr. or intr., 2nd conj., pres. meloju, melo, melo, past meloju

  1. to lie, to tell lies (to say something that is not true knowingly, intentionally)
    apzināti melot — to lie deliberately
    kurš tad šodien tev meloja? — who, then, lied to you like that?
    neviens cits neprata melot tik plaši un tik sirsnīgi — nobody else knows how to lie so well and so sincerely
    viņi melo, ka valsts aizstāv visas tautas intereses — they lie that the state protects the interests of all people

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Derived termsEdit

prefixed verbs:
  • apmelot
  • iemelot
  • izmelot
  • pamelot
  • piemelot
  • samelot

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “melot” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.
Last modified on 11 January 2014, at 19:59