augusts

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Latvian[edit]

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Augusts

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin Agustus, from Latin augustus (month of August), from the agnomen Augustus (venerable) of Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus, probably from Latin augeō (to increase), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg-, whence also the adjective augsts.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

augusts m (1st declension)

  1. the month of August (the eighth month of the year)
    augusta pēdējā nedēļathe last week of August
    pirmais augustsAugust 1st
    18. augustā bija viņas dzimšanas dienaher birthday was on August 18th
    jūlijs un augusts Latvijā viskārstākie mēnešiJuly and August in Latvia (are) the hottest months

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Usage notes[edit]

The old Latvian names for August, rudzu mēnesis (rye month) and labības mēnesis (grain, harvest month), are no longer in common use.

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