turpmāks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From one of serveral dialectal variants of an original form turpāk (further), the comparative of turp (to there, thither): turpanāk, turpenāk, turpināk, reduced to turpnāk → standard turpmāk with assimilation of p-n to p-m. The adjective form was later created by analogy.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

turpmāks (def. turpmākais; irreg. adv. turpmāk)

  1. next, further, coming, following, subsequent, future, of the next part, of the continuation (located or happening after something else)
    turpmākajos gados — in the coming years
    tuprmākajās spēlēs uzvarēja viesi — in the next, following games the visitors won
    turpmākā attīstība, darbība future, coming development, activity
    viņš atrada ceļa biedri turpmākai dzīvei — he found travel companions for (his) further, future life (= for the rest, the next part of his life)
    Andrejs likās nedzirdējis Līvijas turpmākos vārdus — Andrejs seemed not to have heard Līvija's following, next words
    iepazīsimies tagad ar dažiem matemātiskās loģikas pamatjēdzieniem un simboliem, kuri tiks bieži lietoti turpmākajā izklāstā — let us now get acquainted with some basic concepts and symbols of mathematical logics which will be frequently used in the following, subsequent presentation (= in the remainder of the presentation, in the next part of the presentation)

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References[edit]

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