stikls

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Romanization[edit]

stikls

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐍄𐌹𐌺𐌻𐍃

Latvian[edit]

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Stikls

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Old East Slavic стькло (stĭklo) (compare Russian стекло (stekló)), itself a borrowing from Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌹𐌺𐌻𐍃 (stikls, beaker, chalice, goblet).[1]

Noun[edit]

stikls m (1st declension)

  1. (not used in plural form) glass (solid, transparent substance made by melting sand)
    caurspīdīgs, krāsains stikls — transparent, colored glass
    ugunsdrošs stikls — fire-resistant glass
    rūdītais stikls — tempered glass
    stikla rūpniecībaglass industry
    stikla pūtējsglassblower
    stikla šķiedraglass fiber
    stikla durvisglass door
    stikla traukiglassware
  2. glass (an object made of this material, or something similar)
    briļļu stikli — spectacle glasses, lenses
    palielināmais stikls — magnifying glass
    ielikt logam stiklu — to put glass/panes on the window

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (dated in the sense "material") glāze

References[edit]

  1. ^ “stikls” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7