aprikoze

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See also: aprikozē

Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Arabic الْبَرْقُوق (al-barqūq, plums), itself from Byzantine Greek βερικοκκῐ́ᾱ (berikokkíā, apricot tree), from Ancient Greek πραικὄκῐον (praikókion), from Late Latin (persica) praecocia (literally over-ripe (peaches)), (mālum) praecoquum (literally over-ripe (apple)).

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Noun[edit]

aprikoze f (5th declension)

  1. apricot (tree of the family Rosaceae, especially Prunus armeniaca, with orange fruits)
    stādīt, kultivēt aprikozesto plant, to cultivate apricot trees
    dārznieks nolēma radīt jaunas augļu koku un ogulāju šķirnes, bet dienvidu august - aprikozes, vīnogas, saldos ķiršus - sākt audzēt arī ziemeļosthe gardener decided to create new fruit and berry trees, but the southern plants - apricots, grapes, sweet cherries - are now beginning to grow also in the north
  2. apricot (the fruit of this tree)
    līdzās aprikozēmizmēģinājumu dārzā nogatavojas arī citi dienvidu augļialong with apricots also other southern fruits are being planted in the experimental garden
    citi kalcija avoti uzturā ir žāvēti augļi, sevišķi vīģes, aprikozes...other sources of calcium in (our) diet are dried fruits, especially figs, apricots...
    Armēnijas saimniecības ik gadus izaudzē tūkstošiem tonnu aprikožu, persiku, bumbieru un citu augļuArmenian farms produce every year thousands of tonnes of apricots, peaches, pears and other fruits

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