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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒɡz

NounEdit

logs

  1. plural of log

VerbEdit

logs

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of log

AnagramsEdit


LatvianEdit

 logs on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Logs

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Proto-Baltic *lang-, from a variant *leng-, *lang- of Proto-Indo-European *lenk- (to bend) (whence also Latvian liekt (to bend), q.v.). According to this hypothesis, the meaning probably evolved from “circle” > “dint” > “hole,” whence “window.” This agrees with the fact that the oldest windows in Northern Europe were actually round holes on the roof for smoke to go out and light to come in which were covered when the weather was cold. Note how in some neighboring languages the word for “window” is related to the word for “eye”, as in Russian окно (oknó, window), окo (óko, eye (poetic)). Cognates include Lithuanian lángas, Old Prussian lanxto. Other (minoritary) opinions compare logs to Sanskrit लक्षते (lakṣate, to notice, to note), Old English locian (to look), English look, or then derive it from Proto-Indo-European *leng- (to swing, to flap) (perhaps because in ancient times windows were covered with animal skins which swung or flapped in the wind).[1]

PronunciationEdit

(file)

NounEdit

logs m (1st declension)

  1. window (opening in building or vehicle)
    loga rāmiswindow frame
    loga rūtswindow pane
    loga aizvirtņiwindow shutters
    autobusa logsbus window
    jumta logsroof window (= skylight)
    istaba ar trim logiema room with three windows
    skatīties pa loguto look out the window

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

logs

  1. plural of log