See also: Rats

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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