konstatēt

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from French constater (to establish), perhaps via other languages.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

konstatēt tr., 2nd conj., pres. konstatēju, konstatē, konstatē, past konstatēju

  1. to establish, to determine, to observe and identify
    konstatēt faktu — to establish a fact
    konstatēt vielas sastāvu — to determine the composition of the substance
    konstatēt pārmaiņas slimnieka stāvoklī — to observe changes in the patient's condition
    tas ir grūti konstatējams — this is difficult to observe, establish, detect
    pēc ieroča magnetizācijas pakāpes var konstatēt, pirms cik ilga laika no tā šauts — from the level of magnetization of the weapon one can determine how long ago it was shot
  2. to note, to state, to express a claim, a judgment
    “negaiss tuvojas”, šoferis konstatēja, bažīgi lūkodamies debesīs — “a storm is coming,” the driver noted, nervously looking at the sky
    “un arī spēciņa jums, liekas, nav vairāk kā man”, viņa nesatricināmā mierā konstatēja — “and also strength, it seems, you don't have more of than I do,” she noted, stated in unshakable calmness

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