LatvianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tuvu

  1. accusative singular masculine form of tuvs
  2. instrumental singular masculine form of tuvs
  3. genitive plural masculine form of tuvs
  4. accusative singular feminine form of tuvs
  5. instrumental singular feminine form of tuvs
  6. genitive plural feminine form of tuvs

AdverbEdit

tuvu

  1. near, close; adverbial form of tuvs
    aiz loga mežs bija tuvubehind the window, the forest was near
    zēns pieskrēja tuvu pie ugunskurathe boy ran near by the fire
    skatīties tuvuto look around nearby (= at nearby things)
    rīts ir tuvuthe morning is close
  2. (used prepositionally + dat.) near, close to, next to
    laiva atrodas tuvu krastamthe book is near the shore
    skola ir tuvu mājāmthe school is near the house
    dzīvot tuvu pilsētaito live close to the city
    ārsts apsēdās tuvu slimniekamthe doctor sat down next to the patient
  3. (used prepositionally + dat.) near, close to, about to (almost doing something, near the beginning of an action)
    būt tuvu izmisumamto be close to despair
    bērns bija tuvu raudāmthe child was close to tears, about to cry
  4. (used as prepositionally + dat.) about, approximately
    sacensībās dalībnieku bija tuvu simtamthere were close to, about a hundred participants in the competition
    darbs ilgst tuvu diviem mēnešiemthe work lasts close to, about nine months
    darbs tika pabeigts tuvu pusdienaithe work was finished at about noon