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NounEdit

ods

  1. plural of od

InterjectionEdit

ods

  1. (obsolete, used in oaths etc.) God's
    Ods bodikin.
    Ods pity.

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Ods

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *uodas, from Proto-Indo-European *ōd-, *ēd- ‎(to eat, to bite), whence also ēst ‎(to eat). Cognates include Lithuanian úodas. The original meaning was thus “eater, biter.”[1]

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NounEdit

ods m (1st declension)

  1. gnat, mosquito (small insects (order: Diptera), especially mosquitos (family: Culicidae) that bite and suck blood)
    oda kodumsmosquito bite
    malārijas odi — malaria mosquitos
    pa logu ielido odi un raudulīgi sīc, pēc asinīm izslāpušimosquitos flew at the window and buzzed tearfully, thirsty for blood

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ReferencesEdit

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