mironis

LatvianEdit

 
Miroņi

EtymologyEdit

From mirt (present stem: mirst-) (to die) +‎ -onis.

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mironis m (2nd declension)

  1. dead body, corpse (the body of a dead person)
    viņš nometās mudīgi pie slīkoņa zemē... tas bija auksts un stīvs, kā jau mironishe quickly fell on the ground next to the drowned person... s/he was cold and stiff, like a corpse
    mācīt muļķi, tas tikpat kā mēģināt atdzīvināt mironito teach a fool is just like trying to revive a corpse
    uzmodināt no miroņiemto wake up (someone) from the dead (= to wake up a person who was sleeping very deeply)
    uzcelt no miroņiemto raise back from the dead (= to cure someone miraculously, unexpectedly)
    dzīvs mironisliving corpse (= very weak, sick, mentally inert person)

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