See also: dala, daļā, dała, and dála

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the same stem as the verb dalīt(to divide, to split, to share) (q.v.).[1]

NounEdit

daļa f (4th declension)

  1. part (a certain amount or piece from a whole; not all, not everything)
    saule apspīd daļu istabas‎ ― the sun shines on part of the room
    lielākā daļa klausītāju‎ ― the majority (lit. largest part) of the audience
    daļa patiesības‎ ― part of the truth
    pa daļai‎ ― in part
    pa daļām‎ ― gradually (lit. by parts)
    pa lielākai daļai‎ ― for the most part, mainly
  2. part (each of the pieces resulting from the division of a whole)
    sadalīt ēdamo vienlīdzīgās daļās‎ ― to divide the food into equal parts
    pārdalīt laukumu vairākās daļās‎ ― to reallocate the space into several parts
  3. part, fraction (one of the equal fractions that make up a whole)
    viena ceturtā daļa, ceturtdaļa'‎ ― one fourth part, one fourth
  4. part (component of a structure)
    ķermeņa daļas‎ ― body parts
    mašīnas rezerves daļas‎ ― a car's spare parts
    koncerta otrā daļa‎ ― the concert's second part
    republikas austrumu daļa‎ ― the republic's eastern part
  5. part, share (that which belongs to someone, to which someone is entitled)
    saņemt savu mantojuma daļu‎ ― to get one's share of the estate
    padarīt savu darba daļu‎ ― to do one's work share
  6. division, unit, sector, department (separate subset (of an institution, enterprise, etc.))
    armija daļa‎ ― army division, unit
    finanšu daļa‎ ― financial sector, department
    plānu daļa‎ ― planning sector, department
    sanitārā daļa‎ ― sanitation department
  7. interest, share, part, involvement (in an affair, event, etc.)
    vai tev arī tur ir kāda daļa‎ ― do you have any part (= interest, involvement) in that?
    kas man daļas / kas man par daļu‎ ― I don't care, I'm not interested
    kas tev par daļu!‎ ― what do you care! this doesn't concern you

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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