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LatvianEdit

 
Adīt

EtymologyEdit

Originally the iterative form of an older verb meaning “to prickle,” probably *ast, *est (on the model of vadīt, vest), from *ed-ti, *ad-ti, from Proto-Baltic *ad-, from Proto-Indo-European *edʰ-, *odʰ- (pointed, sharp).[1]

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VerbEdit

adīt tr., 3rd conj., pres. adu, adi, ada, past adīju

  1. to knit (to make a fabric by forming thread loops and pulling them through each other with special needles)
    adīt džemperito knit a sweater
    adīt rakstuto knit a pattern
    prast adītto know how to knit
    adīta jakaknitted jacket
    Stine adīja zeķes un cimdusStine was knitting socks and gloves
    Lavīze negulēja; sēdēja kaktā aiz skapja un adījaLavīze did not sleep; she sat in the corner behind the wardrobe and knitted

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ReferencesEdit

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