straujtece

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From strauja (quick[fem.]) +‎ tece (flow, stream).

Noun[edit]

straujtece f (5th declension)

  1. rapids (section of a river, stream, etc. where the current is particularly turbulent and fast)
    sākas nobrauciens kādus 20 km lejup pa Ogri; braukšana laba, jūt straumi, vietām nelielas straujteces, kas drusku pašūpo, drusku uzšļaksta ūdeni — the descent began some 20km down the Ogre (river); the trip was good, to feel the current, at places (there were) rapids that rocked (the boat) and splashed the water a little

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