cauri

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cauri (plural cauris)

  1. A former monetary subdivision, equivalent to 1/100th of a Guinean syli.
  2. An extremely tall tree found exclusively in New Zealand
  3. A type of seashell found on the western coast of the African continent

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi कौड़ी (kauṛī, cowry), from Sanskrit कपर्द (kaparda, cowry).

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Noun[edit]

cauri m (plural cauris)

  1. cowry, money cowry

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

caurī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cauriō

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Adjective[edit]

cauri

  1. nominative plural masculine form of caurs

Adverb[edit]

cauri

  1. through; adverbial form of caurs
  2. (preposition-like, with dative) through, from one side to the other (crossing places, space, etc.)
    iziet cauri priekšnamam — to exit through the hallway
    viņi jau bija mežam cauri — they had already been through the forest
    rakties aizsprostam cauri — to dig through the dam
    izdurt papīram cauri — to pierce a hole through the paper
  3. (often preposition-like, with dative) through (despite, unhindered by, not kept in place by)
    stikls tik netīrs, ka neredz cauri — the glass is so dirty that one can't see through (it)
    cauri aizkariem spiežas gaisma — the light shines through the curtains
    jumtam cauri sūcas ūdens — water is seeping through the roof
    trauksmes signāls skan cauri vētrai — the alarm signal sounds through the storm
    kliedzieni dzirdami troksnim cauri — shots heard through the noise
    laist cauri — to let (something) through, not stop it
    lietus mētelis laiž ūdeni cauri — the raincoat lets water through
  4. through (entirely; without interruption; through all relevant objects)
    vairākkārt lasīt cauri — to read it through several times
    sniga visu nakti cauri — it snowed all night long, the whole night through
    strādāt visu dienu cauri — to work all day long, the whole day through
    skatīt cauri iesniegtos dokumentus — to read through (all) the submitted documents
  5. finished, done, through, over
    brīvdienas jau cauri — the holidays are already over
    šis darbs nu ir cauri — this work is now over
    lasīt, kamēr grāmata cauri — to read until the book is finished

Synonyms[edit]

  • (through, across, despite): caur