rauda

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Rauda

Derived from the dialectal adjective rauds (red, reddish yellow), motivated by the color of the eye of this fish species.[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rauda m

  1. (dialectal term) genitive singular form of rauds

rauda f (4th declension)

  1. roach (fish species with reddish eyes, especially Rutilus rutilus)
    tā kā raudas izmanto ļoti daudz ūdens augu, tās ļoti nozīmīgas kā vielu aprites veicinātājas ūdensbaseinā — since roaches consume very many water plants, they are important as stimulators of the circulation of substances in the water system
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

A form of the dialectal adjective rauds (red, reddish yellow).

Adjective[edit]

rauda

  1. (dialectal form) genitive singular masculine form of rauds
  2. (dialectal form) nominative singular feminine form of rauds

References[edit]

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