See also: grida and grīdā

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LatvianEdit

 
Grīda

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *grindā́ˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥ndʰ-éh₂, from *gʰrendʰ-(beam, plank), from *gʰer-(to have protuberances, protrusions). Cognates include Lithuanian grindà(bridge plank, beam; a covering of planks, beams; earthen floor), grindìs(floor plank, (pl.) floor), Old Prussian grandico(think plank, beam) (< *grandikā, diminutive of *grandā), Russian гряда(grjadá, stack; flowerbed; (dialectal) plank cover; shelf; main beam), Old Norse grind(grid, lattice), Old English grindel, Old High German grintil(ridge, pole), Latin grunda(roof) (< *grondʰeh₂).[1]

NounEdit

grīda m

  1. (archaic form) genitive singular form of grīds

grīda f (4th declension)

  1. floor, flooring (covering of the lower surface of a room, on which people walk)
    dēļu grīda‎ ― plank floor
    parketa grīda‎ ― inlaid floor
    ķieģeļu grīda‎ ― brick floor
    grīdas dēlis‎ ― floor plank
    likt grīdu‎ ― to lay the floor
    mazgāt grīdu‎ ― to wash the floor'
    kaila grīda‎ ― naked floor (a floor not covered with anything)
    deju grīda‎ ― dance floor

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ReferencesEdit

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