ugunskurs

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Latvian[edit]

Ugunskurs

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a compound, from uguns (fire) and the stem found in the verb kurt (to light, to ignite).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ugunskurs m (1st declension)

  1. fire, bonfire, campfire (a heap of flammable materials burning to provide heat)
    sildīties pie ugunskura — to warm up by the (camp)fire
    dedzināt ugunskura — to light the fire
    cept kartupeļus ugunskurā — to bake the potatoes in the (camp)fire
    krastmalā bija sakurts ugunskurs, ap kuru sildījās ostas strādnieki — on the waterfront a fire was lit, around which the harbor workers warmed themselves

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