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Augļi

EtymologyEdit

From the same stem as augt(to grow), with an extra l, made into a masculine second-declension noun (ending -is).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

auglis m (2nd declension)

  1. fruit (vegetal structure that forms on a flower after fertilization to envelop the seeds)
    augļa apvalks‎ ― fruit shell, skin
    No pupiņas zieda izveidojas auglis, pāksts ar vairākām sēklām‎ ― from the bean flowers a fruit formed itself, a pod with several seeds
  2. fruit (such structures when juicy and edible)
    salds auglis‎ ― sweet fruit
    augļu koks‎ ― fruit tree
    augļu dārzs‎ ― orchard (lit. fruit garden)
    augļu raža‎ ― fruit harvest
    dienvidi augļi‎ ― southern fruits
    augļu un ogu sulas‎ ― fruit and berry juices
    augļu konservi‎ ― fruit preserves, canned fruit
    aizliegts auglis‎ ― forbidden fruit
  3. (embryology) fetus (mammalian organism between the embryonary stage and birth)
    augļa kustības‎ ― fetal movement
    uzturam grūtniecības laikā ir jāsatur visas augļa attīstībai vajadzīgas vielas‎ ― the diet during pregnancy must contain all the substances necessary to the development of the fetus
  4. (figuratively) result, consequence of an action, event, effort, etc.
    ilgstoša darba augļi‎ ― the fruits of long-term work
    fantāzijas auglis‎ ― the fruit of fantasy
    viņš saņēma tikai savas vieglprātības augļus‎ ― he only gathered the fruit of his recklessness (i.e., he lost his house)
  5. (economics, in the plural) interest, income from interest
    gada augļi‎ ― annual interest
    augļu augļi‎ ― compound interest (lit. interest of interest)
    ieguldītais kapitāls sāka nest augļus‎ ― the invested capital began to produce interest (lit. to bear fruit(s))

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “augt”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7