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 auglis on Latvian Wikipedia
 
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

(file)

NounEdit

auglis m (2nd declension)

  1. fruit (vegetal structure that forms on a flower after fertilization to envelop the seeds)
    augļa apvalksfruit shell, skin
    No pupiņas zieda izveidojas auglis, pāksts ar vairākām sēklāmfrom the bean flowers a fruit formed itself, a pod with several seeds
  2. fruit (such structures when juicy and edible)
    salds auglissweet fruit
    augļu koksfruit tree
    augļu dārzsorchard (lit. fruit garden)
    augļu ražafruit harvest
    dienvidi augļisouthern fruits
    augļu un ogu sulasfruit and berry juices
    augļu konservifruit preserves, canned fruit
    aizliegts auglisforbidden fruit
  3. (embryology) fetus (mammalian organism between the embryonary stage and birth)
    augļa kustībasfetal movement
    uzturam grūtniecības laikā ir jāsatur visas augļa attīstībai vajadzīgas vielasthe 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 augļithe fruits of long-term work
    fantāzijas auglisthe fruit of fantasy
    viņš saņēma tikai savas vieglprātības augļushe only gathered the fruit of his recklessness (i.e., he lost his house)
  5. (economics, in the plural) interest, income from interest
    gada augļiannual interest
    augļu augļicompound interest (lit. interest of interest)
    ieguldītais kapitāls sāka nest augļusthe 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