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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From one of serveral dialectal variants of an original form turpāk ‎(further), the comparative of turp ‎(to there, thither): turpanāk, turpenāk, turpināk, reduced to turpnāk → standard turpmāk with assimilation of p-n to p-m. The adjective form was later created by analogy.[1]

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AdjectiveEdit

turpmāks (def. turpmākais; irreg. adv. turpmāk)

  1. next, further, coming, following, subsequent, future, of the next part, of the continuation (located or happening after something else)
    turpmākajos gados — in the coming years
    tuprmākajās spēlēs uzvarēja viesi — in the next, following games the visitors won
    turpmākā attīstība, darbība future, coming development, activity
    viņš atrada ceļa biedri turpmākai dzīvei — he found travel companions for (his) further, future life (= for the rest, the next part of his life)
    Andrejs likās nedzirdējis Līvijas turpmākos vārdus — Andrejs seemed not to have heard Līvija's following, next words
    iepazīsimies tagad ar dažiem matemātiskās loģikas pamatjēdzieniem un simboliem, kuri tiks bieži lietoti turpmākajā izklāstā — let us now get acquainted with some basic concepts and symbols of mathematical logics which will be frequently used in the following, subsequent presentation (= in the remainder of the presentation, in the next part of the presentation)

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ReferencesEdit

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