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Rokraksts (1, 3)
 
Rokraksts (4)

EtymologyEdit

From roka (hand) +‎ raksts (writing).

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rokraksts m (1st declension)

  1. handwriting (the production of a text by hand; a specific, personal manner of writing by hand)
    skaidrs, salasāms rokrakstsclear, legible handwriting
    glīts rokrakstsneat handwriting
    kaligrāfisks rokrakstscalligraphic handwriting
    plašs, sīks rokrakstswide, small handwriting
    rokraksta burtihandwritten letters
    Valdis pazina Mārča rokrakstu: ieslīpi, apaļi burtiValdis recognized Mārcis' handwriting: slanted, oval letters
    jau agri Gehamā pamostas interese par literatūru un rakstniecību... skolas laikā viņš izdod žurnālu rokrakstāGehams became soon interested in literature... during school he kept a handwritten journal
  2. (figuratively) handwriting, signature (individual, recognizable features in the realization of some action or activity)
    tā bija Ieva, kas pirmīt viņam piezvanīja uz viesnīcu, bet nerunāja... vistīrākais Ievas rokraksts: tikai tā viņa varēja rīkotiesthat was Ieva who had just called him in the hotel, but without talking... (that is) truly Ieva's handwriting (= signature): she could act only like that
  3. manuscript (an author's original unpublished version of a written text)
    iesniegt darbu rokrakstāto submit (one's) work in manuscript (format)
    arhīva rokrakstu nodaļadepartment of manuscript archiving
    dažu rītu viņš sēdēja pie aizsāktiem rokrakstiemsome mornings he sat by (his) started manuscripts
    Mārtiņa Lāča literārais mantojums ir plašāks, nekā līdz šim domāja... izdevniecības “Liesma” uzdevumā braucu uz Maskavu iepazīties ar viņa rokrakstiemMārtiņš Lācis' literary heritage is broader than had been thought so far... I am traveling to Moscow on a mission for the “Flame” publishing house to become acquainted with his manuscripts
  4. (historical) manuscript (a handwritten text, usually an old one)
    seno rokrakstu izpēteancient manuscript research
    senkrievu rokrakstu kolekcijaa collection of Old Russian manuscripts
    rokraksta grāmataa manuscript book
    rokraksti gadu tūkstošiem bija galvenā grāmatas formafor thousands of years, manuscripts were the main book form

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