augšā

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

augšā f

  1. locative singular form of augša

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Adverb[edit]

augšā

  1. up, upward
    doties pa kāpnēm augšā — to go up the stairs
    skriet pa kāpnēm augšā un lejā — to run up and down the stairs
    zirgs velk ratus pa nogāzi augšā — the horse pulls the cart up the slope
    rokas augšā! — hands up! (order to give up)
    galvu augšā! mums ienaidnieks jāuzveic! — cheer (lit. head) up! we must defeat the enemy!
  2. used to reinforce the sense of the prefix uz- on certain verbs
    uzkāpt augšā kalnā, tornī — to climb up the mountain, the tower
    kaķis uzlēca augšā uz galda — the cat jumped up on a table
    Klaudijs Vārpa uzgāja augšā balkonā — Klaudijs Vārpa went up to the balcony
  3. used to replace the prefix uz- on certain verbs to mark imperfective aspect
    kāpt kokā augšā — to climb up (to the top) of the tree
    rāpties pa nogāzi augšā — to climb up (to the top) of the slope
    plānā ir: šogad uzcelt tauta namu... materiāli ir savesti... lūdzu, tagad cel augšā! — it is in the plan: to build up a house of the people (= community centeer) this year... the materials are gathered (already)... please, now build (it) up!
  4. up, standing, on one's feet
    slieties augšā — to stand up
    lēkt augšā — to jump up
    Andris krita, bet jau nākošā acumirklī Andris bija augšā un dēvās tālāk — Andris fell, but the next moment Andris was already up and went further
  5. up, awake
    tu vēl augšā? — you still up?
    celt augšā — to wake (someone) up
    celties augšā — to wake and get up
    pirmdienas rīts; vecmāmuļa pirmā augšā — Monday morning; granny is the first one up (= awake and up)

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