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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A parallel form of ass (sharp) (q.v.) which became an independent word. Cognates include Lithuanian aštrùs.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

ašs (definite ašais, comparative ašāks, superlative visašākais, adverb aši)

  1. quick, fast, swift
    ašs skrējiens, brauciensquick race, ride
    aši zirgiswift horses
    aiziet ašiem soļiemto go with quick steps

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “ašs”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN