pēckarš

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pēc (after) +‎ karš (war).

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Noun[edit]

pēckarš m (1st declension)

  1. post-war years, post-war period (time after the end of a war)
    E. Hemingvejs stāstīja par karu un pēckaru uzsvērti priekšmetiski — E. Hemingway narrated about the war and the post-war period with an emphasis on objectivity
    man ir kādi desmit gadi, un es esmu atvests uz laukiem, piena pastrēbties; jo ir pēckarš — I am about ten years old, and I am brought to the fields, to drink milk; because (such is) the post-war time
    Oskars iziet tomēr cauri visām Vācijas vēsturiskās attīstības fāzēm: pirmskaram, karam, pēckaram — Oskars, however, goes through all of Germany's historical development phases: prewar, war, post-war
  2. (in the genitive, used adjectivally) post-war
    pirmā pēckara vasara — the first post-war summer
    pēckara Latvijapost-war Latvia
    pēckara apstākļipost-war conditions, circumstances
    pēckara grūtībaspost-war hardships
    pēckara paaudzepost-war generation
    pirmais pēckara periods - līdz 1949. gadam - pagāja kara postījumu likvidēšana — the first post-war period, until 1949, (was) the (time of) liquidation of the post-war devastation

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