vainot

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vainot

  1. plural form of vaino

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same stem as vaina (guilt), made into a 2nd-conjugation verb stem (ending -ot).[1]

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Verb[edit]

vainot intr., 2nd conj., pres. vainoju, vaino, vaino, past vainoju

  1. to find (someone) guilty, to blame, to attribute guilt to (someone)
    vainot pašam sevi — to blame oneself
    vainot kādu vai visos grēkos — to blame someone for all sins
    tur neviens nav vainojams — there is nobody to blame (lit. blamable) in that
    lomi nāca, bet vēl arvien pamazi; kapteinis vainoja zivju mistaru, ka tas neprot noteikt tīklu dziļumu — (fish) catches came, but still gradually; the captain blamed the fish master for not knowing how to determine the depth of the net
    pulksteņi nav vainojami; lietiņa, rau, tāda, ka jūsējais rāda Maskavas laiku, bet manējais - Rietumeiropas... starpība: divas stundas — the clocks are not to blame; a little thing like yours shows Moscow time, and mine - Western European... difference: two hours

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “vaina” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7