akvedukts

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Akvedukts

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin aquaeductus (conveyance of water), itself a compound of aqua (water) and dūcō (I lead”, “I bring).

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Noun[edit]

akvedukts m (1st declension)

  1. aqueduct (a bridge-like structure used to carry water over a river or depression; an artificial canal used to carry water)
    pirms 300 gadiem Kašmirā izbūvēja no Urtara šļūdoņa pāri galvu reibinošai aizai akveduktu un 20 kilometru garu kanālu300 years ago in Kashmir an aqueduct was built from the Urtars glacier across the dizzying gorge, and (also) 20 kilometers of canals

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