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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From aug(t)(to grow) +‎ -ināt, with palatalization of g to dz.

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VerbEdit

audzināt

  1. 2nd person plural present indicative form of audzināt

audzināt tr., 3rd conj., pres. audzinu, audzini, audzina, past audzināju}

  1. to raise, to bring up, to educate (to support the development of a child or youth by providing for him or her, and also by teaching him or her about morals and norms, practical skills, etc.)
    audzināt bērnus‎ ― to raise children
    viņa audzina divus dēlus‎ ― she is raising two sons
    labi audzināts bērns‎ ― a well-mannered (lit. well raised) child
    audzināt bērnu jau no mazotnes‎ ― to raise a child from an early age
    grūti audzināms zēns‎ ― a hard-to-educate boy
    vecāki, audzinot bērnus, redz viņu nākotni gaišu, skaistu, laimes pilnu‎ ― parents, (while) raising (their) children, see their future (as) bright, beautiful, full of happiness
  2. to foster, to educate, to form (to encourage, to influence the development of individuals, societies, etc., in a desired direction)
    literatūras audzinošā loma‎ ― the educational role of literature
    audzināt pilnvērtīgus sabiedrības locekļus‎ ― to educate wholesome members of society
    audzināt jaunatni tautu draudzības garā‎ ― to educate the youth in the spirit of international friendship
  3. to cultivate, to develop, to nurture (a quality, a feeling}}
    audzināt gaumi‎ ― to cultivate (one's) taste
    audzināt raksturu‎ ― to cultivate, develop (one's) character
    audzināt cilvēkā pienākuma apziņu‎ ― to cultivate the sense of duty in people
    audzināt skolēnos biedriskuma jūtas‎ ― to nurture in schoolchildren the feelings of camaraderie
    dzeja audzina jūtas, padara tās dziļākas un plašākas‎ ― poetry cultivates feelings, makes them deeper and broader

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