LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From brauk(t) (to go (with a vehicle), to travel) +‎ -iens (with palatalization of k to c).

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brauciens m (1st declension)

  1. trip, ride, journey (the act of going somewhere in a vehicle)
    ātrs, patīkams brauciensquick, pleasant trip
    nogurdinošs brauciensexhausting trip
    brauciens ar lavu, ar lidmašīnuboat, airplane trip
    brauciens pa dzelzceļurailway trip
    doties tālā braucienāto go on a long trip, journey
    brauciens šorīt nebija tik skaļš un trokšņains kā pirmo dienuthe trip this morning was not as loud and noisy as the first day
  2. trip, ride (the movement of a vehicle along a certain path; the path or distance covered by a vehicle)
    autobuss dienā veica 15 braucienusthe bus does 15 trips a day
    mazliet vientuļi, kapiteina palīgs diendiena vada upes satiksmes kuģīti... braucienos viņam laika gana katru domu atkal un atkal pārdomāta bit lonely, the (ship) mate runs the river traffic boat every day... in (= during) the trips he has time enough to reconsider every thought again and again

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