uzvalks

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Latvian[edit]

Uzvalks

Etymology[edit]

From uz- (everyday (clothes)) +‎ valks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

uzvalks m (1st declension)

  1. suit (set of clothes for men, consisting of matching pants and jacket)
    uzvalka drāna — suiting, suit fabric
    glīts uzvalks — nice, good-looking suit
    vakara uzvalks — night suit, dress
    darba uzvalks — work suit
    svētku, svētdienas uzvalks — holiday, sunday suit
    nopirkt tumšu uzvalku — to buy a dark suit
  2. rig, outfit, costume
    Ādama uzvalkā — in Adam's outfit (i.e., naked)
    pirmais jātnieku pāris bija ģērbies mednieku uzvalkos: garos stulmu zābakos, ādas biksēs, siltas dārgādas puskažokos — the first couple of riders was dressed in hunting outfits: long boots, leather pants, short warm fur coats

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