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tirgot

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the same source as tirgus (market), made into a 2nd-conjugation verb in -ot.

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VerbEdit

tirgot tr. or intr., 2nd conj., pres. tirgoju, tirgo, tirgo, past tirgoju

  1. to sell, to vend (goods, usually in the market, in a shop}}
    tirgot ābolus — to sell apples
    jauna dāma tirgo skābētus gurķus: lielākie maksā 5 rubļus, bet mazākie - 8 rubļus — a young lady sells pickled cucumbers; the bigger ones cost 5 rubles, the smaller ones - 8 rubles
    valsts kioskos par stabilām cenām tirgo svaigas un žāvētas reņģes — in the public shops (they) sold fresh and dried herring at stable prices
  2. (intransitively) to sell, to vend, to deal with, to trade (goods, usually in the market, in a shop)
    visu dienu tirgojām — we sold, traded (goods) the whole day
    šodien labi tirgots — today (it was) well sold (= today we sold well, a lot)
    liela daļa veikalu kara laikā bija slēgti; ar ko tad tirgos? — most of the shops were closed during the war; with what then will one deal, trade?

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