aktīvs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Latin activus, probably via some other European language, adapted to fit Latvian patterns ( +‎ -īvs).

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Noun[edit]

aktīvs m (1st declension)

  1. active voice(s) (the liveliest, most energetic members of an organization or team)
    partijas aktīvs — party's active voices
    arodbiedrības aktīvs — trade union's active voices
    sabiedriskais aktīvs — social active voices
    aktīva sanāksme — meeting of active voices
  2. (economics) assets (the material properties of a company, including also receivables; part of a budget that lists such properties)
    ir sava grāmatvedība, kur sakrājas visi pasīvi un aktīvi — (it) has its own accounting, in which are gathered all liabilities and assets
  3. (grammar) active voice

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aktīvs (definite aktīvais, comparative aktīvāks, superlative visaktīvākais, adverb aktīvi)

  1. active (who works lively, intensively, energetically)
    aktīvs darbinieks, cīnītājs, mākslinieksactive employee, fighter, artist
    mūsu tauta nebija pasīva novērotāja, bet gan aktīva līdzcīnītāja — our nation was not a passive observer, but an active co-fighter
  2. active (which happens quickly and intensively)
    aktīva reakcijaactive reaction
    aktīva darbaactive work
  3. active (working, ready to work, to be used)
    aktīvās armijas karavīrsactive army soldier
    aktīvais vārdu krājumsactive vocabulary
    aktīvā imunitāteactive immunity
    aktīvais vulkānsactive volcano
  4. active, lively (showing energy, vigorous activity)
    aktīvas debateslively debates
    aktīva uzmanībaactive attention
  5. (chemistry, physics, biology) active (capable of reacting; having an effect on something; in which some process happens)
    akīva vielaactive substance
    fizioloģiski aktīvs — physiologically active
    akīvā zonaactive zone
    akīvā ogleactivated carbon

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