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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A verbalized form of tulks(translator, interpreter) (q.v.), first attested in 18th-century sources.[1]

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VerbEdit

tulkot tr., 2nd conj., pres. tulkoju, tulko, tulko, past tulkoju

  1. to translate (to change, transfer text, sentences, words, etc. from one language into another)
    tulkot no oriģināla‎ ― to translate from the original
    tulkot grāmatu latviski‎ ― to translate a book (into) Latvian
    tulkot rakstu angļu valodā‎ ― to translate an article into the English language
    tulkotā literatūra‎ ― translated literature
    tulkojošā vārdnīca‎ ― bilingual (lit. translating) dictionary
  2. to interpret, to explain, to understand (the meaning of something)
    tulkot zemtekstu‎ ― to interpret, explain the subtext
    kā lai tādu pareģojumu tulko?‎ ― how should one interpret such a prophecy?

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ReferencesEdit

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