āre

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See also: are, Are, -are, -aré, åre, aré, arë, and ārē

Latvian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Etymologically a variant of ārs (outside, exterior).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

āre f (5th declension)

  1. (poetic) open space, open; cultivated land, fields
    traktoru rūkoņa kolhoza ārēs jau bija apklususithe tractors' noise in the cultivated land of the kolkhoz had already silenced
    kalni dun un ielejas / meži šalc sev pāri / vēsts šī dziesmā ielejas / plūst pār dzimto ārithe mountains and valleys rumble / the forests rustle / the message in this song (over) the valleys / flows, over (our) native open space
    marts liegu dūmaku pār birzīm klāj, / ar smaržām piepilda ik āri(the month of) March covered the groves (with) a gentle haze, / it filled each cultivated field with a (pleasant) scent
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Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Unclear.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

āre

  1. look!; see? (used to draw the listener's attention to something, be it a physical object or an idea, a thought)
    āre, tur jau viņš nāk!look! there he comes!
    āre, kur ir!look where (he, she, it) is! look, there (he, she, it) is!
    āre, nebija vis tā, kā tu teici!see? it wasn't all as you said (it would be)!
    pagāja vēl kādi gadi, un āre - Roplains vairs neslīdēja uz leju, bet sāka celtiesa few more years passed, and now look: Roplains was not sliding down anymore, he began to go up
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “āre”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian [Term?], from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂erh₃- (to plough). Compare Tocharian B āre.

Noun[edit]

āre

  1. plough

Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian, from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂erh₃- (to plough). Compare Tocharian A āre.

Noun[edit]

āre

  1. plough

Etymology 2[edit]

A form of ār- (to cease, end).

Noun[edit]

āre

  1. end

Etymology 3[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-, making it cognate with English earth. Not related to *h₂erh₃-.

Noun[edit]

āre

  1. dust, loose earth

Further reading[edit]

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013), “āre”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN