baltais lācis

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Baltais lācis

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baltais lācis m (2nd declension)

  1. A polar bear: a member of species Ursus maritimus.
  2. (idiomatic, usually in the plural, as a locative or directional) Punitive exile to Siberia or other far north areas of Russia.
    par šādu noziegumu draudēja ceļojums pie baltajiem lāčiem — for such a crime one could be exiled to Siberia (lit. threatened with a trip to the polar bears)

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