altiri

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Etymology[edit]

From al- (to, toward) +‎ tiri (to draw, pull)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈtiri/
  • Hyphenation: al‧ti‧ri
  • Rhymes: -iri

Verb[edit]

altiri (present altiras, past altiris, future altiros, conditional altirus, volitive altiru)

  1. (transitive) to attract, draw
    • Gary Mickle (translator), Ĉe la koro de la Tero (At the Earth’s Core) by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Chapter 13,
      Mia sago estis altirita en sia plena longeco – mia okulo alcelis ĝian akran pinton sur la maldekstra brusto de mia kontraŭulo
      My shaft was drawn back its full length—my eye had centered its sharp point upon the left breast of my adversary
    • D. H. Lambert (translator), Makbeto (Macbeth) by William Shakespeare, Act V, Scene 3,
      Se nur de Dunsinano mi forirus,
      Nenia pago reen min altirus.
      Were I from Dunsinane away and clear,
      Profit again should hardly draw me here.
    • Jurij Finkel (translator), Afaneor, filino de Aĥarĥellen by Ivan Yefremov,
      Tute ordinara afero, altiranta nenies atenton.
      Something completely ordinary that does not attract anyone’s attention.

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