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LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic; compare Old Church Slavonic трапъ (trapŭ), Serbo-Croatian trȁp (pit, trough), Bulgarian трап (trap, pit, cavern). Compare also Tocharian A tarp (pond), Thracian tarpo- (valley).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈtɐrp.ɐs/

NounEdit

tárpas m (plural tárpai) stress pattern 1

  1. gap, space (between two objects)
  2. period of time
    Vãsara yrà laĩko tárpas tar̃p pavãsario ir̃ rudeñs. - Summer is the time period between Spring and Autumn.
  3. environment, number, circle (group of people)
    Kolektỹvas yrà ãtviras priim̃ti į̃ sàvo tárpą naujùs specialistùs - The collective are ready to accept new experts into their team.

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