apmaiņa

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ap- +‎ maiņa (change).

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apmaiņa f (4th declension)

  1. exchange, swap (of one object for another)
    preču apmaiņaexchange of goods
    grāmatu apmaiņa bibliotēkā — book exchange in the library
    apmaiņas reakcijaexchange reaction (in which two chemical compounds exchange their ions)
    hroniku apmaiņa nav vienīga sadarbības forma ar ārzemju kinematogrāfistiem — the exchange of chronicles is not the only form of cooperation with foreign cinematographers
  2. (of ideas, thoughts, texts) exchange
    domu apmaiņa — exchange of ideas
    vēstuļu apmaiņaexchange of letters
    organizēt savstarpēju pieredzes apmaiņu — to organize a mutual exchange of experience
  3. replacement (e.g., of a defective piece of equipment)
    mehānisma detaļu apmaiņareplacement of a part of a mechanism

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