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NounEdit

rats

  1. plural of rat

InterjectionEdit

rats

  1. Expression of annoyance; damn, darn.

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rats

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of rat

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rats m

  1. plural of rat

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LatvianEdit

Stūres rats (1)
Dzirnavu rats (1)
Rati (2)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ret(h), *rot(h). Cognates include Lithuanian rãtas ‎(wheel), Sanskrit रथ ‎(ratha, chariot), Old High German rad ‎(wheel) (German Rad ‎(wheel)), Latin rota ‎(wheel) (Portuguese roda, Spanish rueda, Italian ruota, Romanian roată, French roue), Albanian rreth ‎(hoop, circle, wheel rim).[1]

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NounEdit

rats m (1st declension)

  1. wheel (circular device that rotates on its axis)
    stūres rats — steering wheel
    dzirnavu rats — millwheel
    spara rats, spararats — flywheel
    ķēdes pārvada rats — chain wheel
    laimes rats — the wheel of fortune
    pagriezt atpakaļ , apturēt vēstures ratu — to turn back, to stop the wheel of history
  2. (only plural) cart, carriage (small wheeled vehicle drawn by animals)
    jūgt zirgu ratos — to harness a horse to a cart
    vienjūga, divjūga rati — a one-, a two-horse cart or carriage
    smagie rati — heavy cart
    rati ar gumijas riteņiem — a cart with rubber wheels

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ReferencesEdit

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

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NounEdit

rats

  1. nominative plural of rat
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