LatvianEdit

 
Plīts

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

A borrowing from Baltic German Pliete, itself a borrowing from Russian плита́ (plitá, stove). This word is related to Ancient Greek πλίνθος (plínthos, brick).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

plīts f (6th declension)

  1. stove, cooker (a heating device with burners for cooking food)
    malkas, gāzes, elektriskā plītswood-burning, gas, electric stove
    bāzt plītī malkuto put wood into the stove
    podiņu plītstiled stove
    karsta plītshot stove
    plīts kurtuvestove burner
    iekurināt plītito heat the stove

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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