šašliks

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Šašliks

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably via Russian (cf. шашлык (šašlyk)), ultimately a borrowing from Turkic (cf. Crimean Tatar şışlıq, from şış (spike, sharp stick)).

Noun[edit]

šašliks m (1st declension)

  1. shashlik (a type of skewered food cooked on an open fire, of Turkish origin)
    cūkgaļas šašliks — pork shashlik
    šašliku mērceshashlik sauce
    iemarinētos gaļas gabalus uzsprauž uz metāla iesma... šašliku cep uz kvēlošām oglēm — one drives a skewer through the marinated pieces of meat... the shashlik is cooked on burning coals

Declension[edit]