raudināt

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From raud(āt) (to cry) +‎ -ināt.

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raudināt

  1. 2nd person plural present indicative form of raudināt

raudināt tr., 3rd conj., pres. raudinu, raudini, raudina, past raudināju

  1. to make (someone) cry
    neraudini bērnu!don't make the child cry!
    skaļas ir tikai apbedīšanas ceremonijas... cilvēks ir miris, un kādēļ gan velti raudināt palicējus? — funeral ceremonies are just (too) high-sounding... a person is dead, so why make people cry for nothing? (i.e., it does no good to do that)
    pie mājiņas stāvēja Spodris un raudināja savu vijoli — Spodris stood in front of the little houses and made his violin cry (= played it)

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