šašliks

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Šašliks

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably via Russian (cf. шашлык (šašlyk)), ultimately a borrowing from Turkic (cf. Crimean Tatar şışlıq, from şış (spike, sharp stick)).

Noun[edit]

šašliks m (1st declension)

  1. shashlik (a type of skewered food cooked on an open fire, of Turkish origin)
    cūkgaļas šašlikspork shashlik
    šašliku mērceshashlik sauce
    iemarinētos gaļas gabalus uzsprauž uz metāla iesma... šašliku cep uz kvēlošām oglēmone drives a skewer through the marinated pieces of meat... the shashlik is cooked on burning coals

Declension[edit]