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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ie- +‎ dzert(to drink).

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

iedzert tr., 1st conj., pres. iedzeru, iedzer, iedzer, past iedzēru

  1. to drink, to have a drink (to ingest a certain, usually small, amount of a liquid)
    iedzert glāzi ūdens‎ ― to drink a glass of water
    iedzert tasi kafijas‎ ― to drink a cup of coffee
    iedzert limonādi‎ ― to drink (some) lemonade
    iedzert zāles‎ ― to take (lit. drink) medicine
    iedzert aspirīnu, vitamīnus‎ ― to take (lit. drink) aspirine, vitamins
    viņš ir (kaut) ko indīgu iedzēris‎ ― he has drunk something poisonous
    apsēdies, iedzer glāzi piena‎ ― sit down and drink a glass of milk
    esam nosaluši, jāiedzer karsta tēja‎ ― we are frozen, (we) must drink (some) hot tea
    Tāle stāvēja ar ūdens krūzi pie gultas: “iedzeriet, tad jums paliks labāk”, viņa teica‎ ― Tāle stood by the bed with a pitcher of water: “have a drink, you'll feel better,” she said
  2. to have a drink (to drink a certain, usually small, amount of an alcoholic beverage)
    viņš mīl iedzert‎ ― he loves to drink, to have a drink
    labs traktorists, tikai iedzer un neprot dejot‎ ― a good tractor driver, he just has a drink and (then) he can't dance
    ja gribi iedzert, tad vajag ar mēru‎ ― if you want to drink, then (you) must (do so) with moderation
    iedzert uz kāda veselību‎ ― to drink to someone's health
    iedzersim, godātie biedri, uz viņa krietni un godīgi nodzīvoto darba vīra mūžu‎ ― let us drink, honorable comrades, to his well-lived, honest workman's life

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