strauts

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Strauts

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EtymologyEdit

From a 17th-century verb straut ‎(to flow, to float) (later replaced by straust ‎(to flow quickly, to stream)), from Proto-Indo-European *srew- ‎(to flow), with an epenthetic t (whence also straujš ‎(quick, fast)). Cognates include Lithuanian sraũtas ‎(stream, current, flow) (dialectal straũtas), Sanskrit स्रोत ‎(srótas-, flow, river); for the old verb straut, compare also Lithuanian iterative verb sravė́ti ‎(to flow slowly), Sanskrit स्रवति ‎(srávati, to flow), Ancient Greek ῥέω ‎(rhéō, to flow).[1]

NounEdit

strauts m (1st declension)

  1. creek, brook, small water stream
    kalnu, meža strauts — mountain, forest stream
    sniegūdens strauts — snow water stream
    strauts urdz, čalo — the stream purls, murmurs
    strauts burbuļo — the stream bubbles
    strautu forelebrook trout

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “strauts” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7
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