Last modified on 4 August 2014, at 12:27
See also: Tips

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

tips

  1. plural form of tip

VerbEdit

tips

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of tip

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tips

  1. Plural form of tip

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via some other European language, ultimately a borrowing from Latin typus, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos, mark, impression, type).

NounEdit

tips m (1st declension)

  1. type (a model having some defining characteristics; an object with certain characteristic features, properties)
    automobiļa, lidmašīnu tips — automobile, aircraft type
    pilsētas tipa apmetne — urban type settlement
    tipa projektstype project (engineering project intended for multiple use)
  2. type (a category, group, model etc. created by generalizing or idealizing certain features or characteristics)
    augsnes tips — soil type
    antropoloģiskais tips — anthropological type
    laikapstākļu tips — weather (lit. weather conditions) type
    meža augšanas apstākļu tips — forest site (lit. forest growth conditions) type
    augstākās nervu darbības tips — higher nervous activity type
  3. (zoology) type (highest category in animal systematics)
    tips ir augstākā kategorija dzīvnieku klasifikācija — the type is the highest category of animal classification
  4. type (a group of people with certain characteristics; an individual belonging to this group)
    aktieris nepavisam nebija varoņa mīlētāja tips — the actor was far from the heroic lover type
    starp šālaika Baltijas muižniekiem ir sastopami vairāki tipi; viens no visinteresantākajiem starp tiem ir tā sauktais īstais jeb veclaiku barons — among the Baltic nobility of the time there are many types; one of the most interesting among them is the so-called real or old-time baron
  5. type (artistic image which depicts the most characteristic features of a certain human group)
    tipus idividualizējot, karikatūrisks visai lakoniski atklāj pašu nozīmīgāko un nepieciešamāko to sociālās piederības raksturojumā — (by) individualizing types, the cartoonist very concisely reveals the most important and indispensable in the characterization of social classes
  6. (suggesting disdain, scorn) type, guy, bloke (a man whose appearance or behavior arouses suspicion, a negative attitude)
    šaubīgs, bīstams tips — a fishy, dangerous type, guy
    no otras puses tuvojas melnmatains tips ar ūsiņam, tērpies džinsa biksēs un melnā džemperī — from the other side came a black-haired type, guy with a mustache, wearing jeans and a black sweater

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NounEdit

tips n

  1. a tip, as a small amount of information
  2. (sports) football pools, betting

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