See also: karotē

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Karote

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *kar-ōut-, *kar-uot- (with a suffix -uot), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker-, *kor-(to cut, split). The original meaning was probably that of carved or hollowed object. Cognates include Lithuanian prakartas(trough, manger), Old Prussian pracartis(hod, carrying box), Proto-Slavic *koryto(trough, manger) (Russian корыто(korýto), Bulgarian корито(koríto, ravine), Czech, Polish koryto(trough, manger, (river) bed)), Sanskrit करोटिः(karoṭiḥ, plate, bowl, cup).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

karote f (5th declension)

  1. spoon (scooped utensil with a long handle, for eating or serving)
    zupas, deserta karote‎ ― soup, dessert spoon
    sudraba, koka karote‎ ― silver, wooden spoon
    ēst ar karoti‎ ― to eat with a spoon
  2. spoonful (the amount (of food, etc.) that a spoon will hold)
    karote cukura, ievārījuma‎ ― a spoonful of sugar, of jam

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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