plīts

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Latvian[edit]

Plīts

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Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Baltic German Pliete, itself a borrowing from Russian плита (plitá, stove). This word is related to Ancient Greek πλίνθος (plínthos, brick).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

plīts f (6th declension)

  1. stove, cooker (a heating device with burners for cooking food)
    malkas, gāzes, elektriskā plīts — wood-burning, gas, electric stove
    bāzt plītī malku — to put wood into the stove
    podiņu plīts — tiled stove
    karsta plīts — hot stove
    plīts kurtuvestove burner
    iekurināt plīti — to heat the stove

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “plīts” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7