bulta

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Latvian[edit]

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Bultas (1)
Bulta (2)
Spidometra bulta (3)
Durvju bulta (4)
Bulta (5)

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Middle Low German bolte ("bolt"), or from Middle Dutch bult (bolt) (cf. German Bolzen, English bolt), first mentioned in 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulta f (4th declension)

  1. arrow (long, thin projectile to be shot with a bow or crossbow)
    bultas uzgalisarrowhead
    bultu maks — quivver (lit. arrow container)
    izšaut bultu — to shoot an arrow
    bulta — like an arrow (i.e., very fast)
  2. arrow (symbol used to show a direction)
    bulta norāda uz pagrieziena virzienu — the arrow indicates the direction of the turn
  3. arrow, hand (pointer in a machine, clock, etc.)
    spidometra bulta — speedometer arrow
    voltmetra bulta — voltmeter arrow
  4. bolt (component part of a lock which moves so as to lock or unlock it)
    atraut bultu — to unlock the bolt
    aizšaut durvīm priekšā bultu — to shoot the front door bolt
  5. bolt (little metal rod with a head on one end and a threaded surface (like a screw) on the other end, used for fastening metal, wood, etc.)
    ratu bulta — wheel bolt
    bultas galva — bolt head
    būvkoku savienošana ar bultām — fastening construction wood with bolts

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “bulta” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bulta (present bultar, preterite bultade, supine bultat , imperative bulta )

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