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) (q.v.).[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 apklususi‎ ― the 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 āri‎ ― the 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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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 celties‎ ― a 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 9984-700-12-7

Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

āre

  1. plough

Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

āre

  1. plough