slepkavot

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slepkava (killer, murderer), made into a regular 2nd-declension verb.

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Verb[edit]

slepkavot tr., 2nd conj., pres. slepkavoju, slepkavo, slepkavo, past slepkavoju

  1. to murder (to kill unlawfully)
    iebrūkot vācu fašistiem, bijušais policists tūlīt meklēja krūmos iesviesto šauteni un sāka slepkavot cilvēkus — (after) the invasion of the German fascists, an ex-police officer immediately went for his gun, hidden in the bushes, and began to murder people
    vergu tirgotājs rīkojās ārkārtīgi nežēlīgi un bieži pats slepkavoja gūstekņus, lai iedvestu šausmas plašā apgabalā — the slave trader acted extremely brutally and even often murdered prisoners to instill horror in a wide area

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