galdnieks

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Latvian[edit]

Galdnieki

Etymology[edit]

From galds (table) +‎ -nieks.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

galdnieks m (1st declension, feminine form: galdniece)

  1. (male) carpenter (craftsman who works on wood, making objects from it)
    prasmīgs galdnieks — skilled carpenter
    galdnieka amatscarpenter's office, craft
    galdnieka darbscarpenter's work
    galdnieka darbnīcacarpenter's workshop
    galdnieka darba rīkicarpenter's tools
    galdnieku līmecarpenter's glue (for gluing wooden objects)
    Jānis pēc pagastskolas beigšanas sāka mācīties par galdnieku — John, after finishing the parrish school, began to learn to be a carpenter
    tagad strādāja tikai galdnieks, kur galīgi nobeidza būvi — now only a carptenter was working, who finished the building

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