studēt

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Latvian[edit]

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Via some other European language, ultimately a borrowing from Latin studeō (to dedicate oneself, to study).

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studēt tr. or intr., 2nd conj., pres. studēju, studē, studē, past studēju

  1. to study at a university or college
    studēt universitātē — to study at the university
    studēt neklātienē — to study remotely
    studējošā jaunatne — students, the studying youth
    Pakalns ieradās Rīgā pagājušajā rudenī, lai studētu augstskolā — Pakalns arrived in Riga last fall to study at the university
  2. to study something (to aquire (knowledge of something) at a university or college)
    studēt ķīmiju, bioloģiju, medicīnu — to study chemistry, biology, medicine
    studēt mākslas vēsturi — to study the history of art
    ko studēt? Helvigs nevarēja izšķirties — to study what? Helvigs could not decide
  3. to study something (to explore, to examine, to learn something carefully and systematically)
    viņš kopē Mikelandželo freskas, studē Ticiāna krāsu noslēpums — he copied Michelangelo's frescoes, (he) studied TIciano's color secrets
    no visiem pārdzīvojumiem saprastu, ka cilvēki visu laiku jāstudē, jāpētī — from all (my) experiences I understood that people must study, research, all the time
    māte ar Ievu virtuvē studē lielo enciklopēdiju — mother and Ieva were studying a big encyclopedia in the kitchen

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