augšup

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From augša (top, upper part) +‎ -up.

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augšup

  1. up, upward
    kāpt augšupto climb up
    skātities augšupto look up
    lidot augšupto fly up
    skriet pa kāpnēm augšupto run up the stairs
  2. (of rivers) up, upstream, towards the headwaters
    braukt augšup pa upito travel upstream on the river
    upe, pa kuras straumi augšup un lejup peldēja lieli kuģia river on the stream of which big ships went up and down
  3. (of the sky) up (toward the zenith)
    pie zilām, skaidrām debesīm iet saule augšupthe sun goes up the blue, clear sky
    pamalē lien augšup mēnessat the horizon, the moon crawls up
  4. (of events, activities, life) up, upward (making progress, developing)
    strauja, priecīga un bagāta ir mūsu tautas dzīve; tā vienmēr iet augšupfast, happy and rich is the life of our people; it is always going up
    pagāja daži gadi; dzīve cēlās augšup un augšup' several years passed; life rose up and up

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