From the same source as tirgus (market), made into a 2nd-conjugation verb in -ot.


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tirgot tr. or intr., 2nd conj., pres. tirgoju, tirgo, tirgo, past tirgoju

  1. to sell, to vend (goods, usually in the market, in a shop}}
    tirgot ābolus‎ ― to sell apples
    jauna dāma tirgo skābētus gurķus: lielākie maksā 5 rubļus, bet mazākie - 8 rubļus‎ ― a young lady sells pickled cucumbers; the bigger ones cost 5 rubles, the smaller ones - 8 rubles
    valsts kioskos par stabilām cenām tirgo svaigas un žāvētas reņģes‎ ― in the public shops (they) sold fresh and dried herring at stable prices
  2. (intransitively) to sell, to vend, to deal with, to trade (goods, usually in the market, in a shop)
    visu dienu tirgojām‎ ― we sold, traded (goods) the whole day
    šodien labi tirgots‎ ― today (it was) well sold (= today we sold well, a lot)
    liela daļa veikalu kara laikā bija slēgti; ar ko tad tirgos?‎ ― most of the shops were closed during the war; with what then will one deal, trade?



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