See also: maksat

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the same stem as maksa (fee, payment), made into a 2nd-conjugation verb (ending -āt).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

maksāt tr. or intr., 2nd conj., pres. maksāju, maksā, maksā, past maksāju

  1. to pay (to give money in exchange for something)
    maksāt par precēm, par biļetito pay for merchandise, for tickets
    maksāt par darbu, par pakalpojumuto pay for work, for services
    maksāt par malkas sazāģēšanu piecus latusto pay 5 lats for sawing
    par tramvaja biļeti jāmaksā trīs santīmifor a tram ticket one has to pay three santīmi
    par istabu nav maksāts no paša rudensthe room is not paid from (= since) autumn
    vēl bija mežzinim jāmaksā par mājas būves kokiemthe ranger still had to pay for the trees used to build houses
  2. to pay (to fulfill a financial obligation with money)
    maksāt parādus, nodokļusto pay (one's) debts, taxes
    maksāt soduto pay a penalty
    maksāt alguto pay a salary
    maksāt prēmijasto pay bonuses
    maksāt ikmēneša pabalstuto pay a monthly allowance
    īre jāmaksā līdz noteiktam datumamone must pay the rent by a certain date
  3. to pay (to use a certain means to fulfill a financial obligation)
    maksāt skaidrā naudāto pay (in) cash
    maksāt ar pārskaitījumuto pay with a bank transfer
    maksāt naudā vai graudāto pay (in) cash or in kind
    maksāt valūtāto pay in (foreign) currency
    par darbu saimnieki maksāja tikai graudāthe farmers paid for work only in kind
  4. (usually 3rd person) to cost (to be worth a certain amount of money)
    uzvalks maksā simt latuthe suit costs one hundred lats
    cik maksā šis audums?how much does this fabric cost?
    tas maksā dārgi, lētithis costs a lot, little
    gleznas maksā naudupaintings cost money
    ūdens nemaksā neko(the) water costs nothing
  5. (usually 3rd person) to cost (to demand a certain amount of money for its realization)
    šosejas būve maksā miljonusroad construction costs millions
    cik maksā grāmatas iespiešana?how much does book printing cost?
  6. (figuratively) to cost (to have bad consequences)
    nolaidība un ignorance, par kuru arī viņš ir atbildīgs, var maksāt jaundzimušajam dzīvībubegligence and ignorance, for which he is responsible, may cost the newborn's life

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ReferencesEdit

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