ašs

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See also: ass, -ass, Ass, Äss, áss, and äss

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A parallel form of ass (sharp) (q.v.) which became an independent word. Cognates include Lithuanian aštrùs.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Adjective[edit]

ašs (def. ašais, comp. ašāks, sup. visašākais; adv. aši)

  1. quick, fast, swift
    ašs skrējiens, brauciensquick race, ride
    aši zirgiswift horses
    aiziet ašiem soļiem — to go with quick steps

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “ašs” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.