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 nedēļa‎ ― the last week of August
    pirmais augusts‎ ― August 1st
    18. augustā bija viņas dzimšanas diena‎ ― her birthday was on August 18th
    jūlijs un augusts Latvijā viskārstākie mēneši‎ ― July 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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