raudināt

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EtymologyEdit

From raud(āt)(to cry) +‎ -ināt.

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raudināt

  1. 2nd person plural present indicative form of raudināt

raudināt tr., 3rd conj., pres. raudinu, raudini, raudina, past raudināju

  1. to make (someone) cry
    neraudini bērnu!‎ ― don't make the child cry!
    skaļas ir tikai apbedīšanas ceremonijas... cilvēks ir miris, un kādēļ gan velti raudināt palicējus?‎ ― funeral ceremonies are just (too) high-sounding... a person is dead, so why make people cry for nothing? (i.e., it does no good to do that)
    pie mājiņas stāvēja Spodris un raudināja savu vijoli‎ ― Spodris stood in front of the little houses and made his violin cry (= played it)

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