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Sātans

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sātans m (1st declension)

  1. (theology, Christianity, often capitalized) satan, the devil (the lord of hell, the king of evil spirits, the father of sin)
    sātana kultscult of Satan
    ar vārdiem eņģelis, ar darbiem sātanswith words (he is) an angel, with works (he is) satan
  2. (figuratively) evil, dishonorable, dishonest person; also, disobedient, stubborn animal
    vai tu, sātan, man tos ratus taisi arī vai nē?will you, Satan, make that cart for me or not?
    velkas bēris, ar asti dzenā mušas... “izlaidies, sātans”, vedējs noburkšķ, taču bez dusmāmthe bay (horse) drags (forward), with (its) tail it drives the flies away... “go on, satan (= bad horse),” the driver rumbled, but without anger

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