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Karte

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Karte, like kārts “playing cards” (the latter apparently having suffered the influence of kārts “pole” on its form), first attested as zemes kārte (with a long ē) in the 1850s, and later on (by the end of the 19th century) simply as karte (with a short e).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

karte f (5th declension)

  1. (geography) map, chart
    kartes mērogsmap scale
    lasīt kartito read a map
    ģeogrāfiska kartegeographic map
    topogrāfiska kartetopographic map
    ģeoloģiska kartegeologic map
    zvaigžņu kartestar chart
  2. document; identification; card
    bibliotēkas lasītāja kartelibrary reader card
    slimnieka individuālā karteindividual patient card
  3. sheet of paper, card, etc. with special information
    tramvaja, trolejbusa kartea (one-month) tram, trolley pass
    ielūguma karteinvitation card
    ēdienu karte, ēdienkartefood menu

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “kārtsb”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN