raudas

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A form of rauda (roach (fish sp.)).

Noun[edit]

raudas f

  1. genitive singular form of rauda
  2. nominative plural form of rauda
  3. vocative plural form of rauda
  4. accusative plural form of rauda

Etymology 2[edit]

From the same stem as raudāt (to cry), made into a (plural) 4th-declension feminine noun.

Noun[edit]

raudas f (4th declension)

  1. crying, weeping (shedding of tears, usually accompanied by uneven breathing (sobbing) and unarticulated sounds, caused by one's emotional state)
    skaļas raudas — loud crying
    aizturēt raudas — to hold the crying, the tears
    nāk raudascrying, tears are coming
    gribu aizturēt raudas, bet tās laužas ārā no sirds — I want to hold (my) crying, but it is coming from the depths of my heart
    ja zīdainis raud īsi pirms barošanas, var mierīgi viņam ļaut dažas minūtes pakliegties, iemesls raudām te ir zināms — if the baby cries just before feeding, one can let him shout a few minutes, the reason for the crying is known
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Etymology 3[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

raudas

  1. (dialectal form) genitive singular feminine form of rauds
  2. (dialectal form) nominative plural feminine form of rauds
  3. (dialectal form) accusative plural feminine form of rauds