zveja

See also: zvejā

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *žuw- with extra suffixes -ey-ya, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰew-(fish), the same stem as zivs(fish) (q.v.). Cognates include Lithuanian žvejỹs.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

zveja f (4th declension)

  1. fishing (the catching of fish or aquatic invertebrates with various specific tools)
    zvejas kuģis, laiva‎ ― fishing vessel, boat
    zvejas piederumi‎ ― fishing tools, accessories
    zvejas tīkla pludiņi‎ ― fishing net floaters
    siļķu, krabju zveja‎ ― herring, crab fishing area
    piekrastes, krasta zveja‎ ― coastal, shore fishing
    zemledus zveja‎ ― ice fishing (lit. fishing under ice)
    iet uz zveju‎ ― to go fishing

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ReferencesEdit

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