sākums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sāk(t) (to begin) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

sākums m (1st declension)

  1. beginning, starting point *in time or space)
    jaunās ēras sākums — the beginning of a new era
    vasaras sākums — the beginning of summer
    kustības sākums — the beginnnig of the movement
    dzīves sākums — the beginning of life, a start in life
    ceļa, upes sākums — the beginning of the road, of the river
    stāvēt rindas sākums — to be at the beginning of the line
    romāna sākums ir ļoti interesants — the beginning of the novel is very interesting
    no sākuma likās, ka diena būs skaidra — from the start it seemed that the day will be clear
  2. (in genitive) initial
    sākuma stāvoklis, ātrumsinitial position, velocity
    sākuma posmsinitial phase, stage
    sākuma meridiānsinitial, first meridian (= Greenwich)

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