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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tec(ēt} (to flow) +‎ -e.

NounEdit

tece f (5th declension)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) flow, flowing (general process)
  2. (of water, river, rain, etc.) flow, stream
    upes teceriver flow
    strauja, rāma tecequick, calm flow
    lietus teču izvagots uzbērumsrain flow ridged dam, embankment
    upes teces līnijariver flow line
    augštece, augšas teceupper reaches, course (of a river, canal, etc.)
    lejtece, lejas tecelower reaches, course (of a river, canal, etc.)
  3. leak (undesired flow of liquid caused by loss of hermeticity, e.g., a hole, crack, etc.; the hole or crack that causes it)
    tece degvielas vadosa leak in the fuel (pipe)line
    jumtaugšā ir tece, pa kuru mājā ieplūst ūdenson the top of the roof there is a leak through which water flows into the house

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VerbEdit

tece

  1. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of tecer
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of tecer