saart

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sa- +‎ art (to plow).

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saart tr. or intr., 1st conj., pres. saaru, saar, saar, past saaru

  1. (perfective; syn. uzart) to till (especially a larger area, or a whole area) by plowing
    vēl nesen saarām tīrumus, vēl nesen kā apsējām — not long ago we plowed the fields, after that we sowed them
    Uldiņš zemi saara, sienu sapļāva — Uldiņš plowed the land (and) mowed the hay
  2. to till for a long time, or an entire period of time
    saara līdz pusdienai ne ēdis, ne dzēris — he plowed on till noon without eating or drinking

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