laukā

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

laukā m

  1. locative singular of lauks

Adverb[edit]

laukā

  1. outside, outdoors
    laukā bija tik jauki: saulīte sildīja, zvirbuļi čivinādami pērās pa sētas viduoutside it was so nice: the sun was warm, sparrows were twittering and moving around in the middle of the yard
    vēlams telpu puķes vasarā novietot laukā, koku vai krūmu apēnotā vietā — preferably indoor plants should be placed outside in the summer, in some place shaded by trees or bushes
  2. out (of}, away (from) (+ no “of, from”; also metaphorically)
    es nesteigdamies gāju pa ielu, kura veda mani laukā no lielās, jautrās, mazliet sapņainās pilsētas — unhurriedly I walked down the street which took me out of the big, fun, slightly dreamy city
    saņemsim kopā visus spēkus un mēģināsim tikt laukā no parādiem — we will gather all forces together and attempt to get out of debt
  3. out, outside (on the external side of something)
    viņš pieskrēja pie loga, atvēra to un izliecās laukā — he ran to the window, opened it, and leaned out
    no spēcīgajiem, tumšajiem zemeņu ceriem jau svērās laukā apsarkušu ogu ķekari — the ripe berry clusters were already hanging out from the strong, dark strawberry bushes
  4. used with various prefixless, imperfective verbs, to indicate that the action described by the verb is directed outwards from inside something
    milzis likās ozolos un rāva tos laukā no zemes ar saknēm un svieda pa gaisu — the giant went to the oaks and pulled them out of the earth with the roots and flung them into the air
    no dažiem ratiem puiši ceļ laukā lielus, osainus grozus — from some carts the boys took out big baskets with handles

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