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 arbūzs on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Arbūzs (1)
 
Arbūzi (2)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian арбуз (arbuz), itself ultimately borrowed from Persian خربز(xarboz).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

arbūzs m (1st declension)

  1. watermelon (a plantCitrullus lanatus — of the family Cucurbitaceae, with large, juicy fruits)
    arbūzu sēklas, dēsti, lapaswatermelon seeds, seedlings, leaves
    sēt arbūzusto sow watermelons
    arbūzus ļoti daudz audzē kā tīrumu augu dienvidu republikāswatermelons are often planted as field plants in the southern republics
    kādā ieplakā starp divām sāļainām augstienēm pletās arbūzu lauksin an empty space between two saline highlands there was a watermelon plantation
  2. watermelon (the fruit of that plant)
    arbūza šķēle, miza, sulawatermelon slice, rind, juice
    arbūzs, tik salds un maigs, tāds, ka mēli var norīta watermelon, so sweet and soft, such that it swallows one's tongue
    no citām republikām ievestas jau pirmās 750 tonnas arbūzufrom the other republics the first 750 tons of watermelons have been imported

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