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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From iz- +‎ art (to plow).

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VerbEdit

izart tr. or intr., 1st conj., pres. izaru, izar, izar, past izaru

  1. to overturn, to extract (from the ground) while plowing
    no izartas zemes kūp velganums ka viegli dūmi, un rīta saule to izdzermoisture wafted from the plowed land like a light smoke, and the morning sun dried it out
  2. to dig (a ditch, furrow) by plowing
    staru kūlis apgaismoja tikko izartās vagasa beam of light illuminated the newly plowed furrows
    ja tu būtu redzējusi, kādus grāvjus šopavasar izara tie divi kāpurķēžu traktoriif you had seen what ditches those two crawler tractors plowed this spring
    Robis ar savām kājām izara gar malkas grēdām un baļķiem platas sniegas vagasRobis with his feet plowed a wide snow groove along the stacks of firewood and the logs
  3. to dig out while plowing
    izartie kartupeļi spīdēja melnajā zemēthe plowed-out potatoes shone on the black earth
  4. to dig out, to grub
    meža čūkas pilnīgi izarušas kartupeļu laukuthe wild boars have completely grubbed the potato field
  5. to remove, dig out (something unnecessary) by plowing
    izart izsalušos rudzusto plow out the frozen rye
    zālīti vajadzēja maijā izkāpiet, bet tagad ir jūlija vidus, un zāle tik stipri iesakņojusies, ka tikai ar traktoru varot izart' (we) should have removed the grass in May, but now it is mid-June and the grass has striken strong roots, so that we could only plow it out with a tractor
  6. (rare) to move out (of somewhere), through (somewhere) while plowing
    Mārtiņš izara malā mazliet saskaitiesMārtiņš plowed out (= came out plowing) on the edge (of the field) a little angry
    izart cauri tīrumamto plow through the field

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