cauri

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cauri (plural cauris)

  1. A former monetary subdivision, equivalent to one hundredth of a Guinean syli.
  2. An extremely tall tree found exclusively in New Zealand
  3. A type of seashell found on the western coast of the African continent

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi कौड़ी (kauṛī, cowry), from Sanskrit कपर्द (kaparda, cowry).

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Noun[edit]

cauri m (plural cauris)

  1. cowry, money cowry

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

caurī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cauriō

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Adverb[edit]

cauri

  1. through; adverbial form of caurs
  2. (preposition-like, with dative) through, from one side to the other (crossing places, space, etc.)
    iziet cauri priekšnamamto exit through the hallway
    viņi jau bija mežam caurithey had already been through the forest
    rakties aizsprostam caurito dig through the dam
    izdurt papīram caurito pierce a hole through the paper
  3. (often preposition-like, with dative) through (despite, unhindered by, not kept in place by)
    stikls tik netīrs, ka neredz caurithe glass is so dirty that one can't see through (it)
    cauri aizkariem spiežas gaismathe light shines through the curtains
    jumtam cauri sūcas ūdenswater is seeping through the roof
    trauksmes signāls skan cauri vētraithe alarm signal sounds through the storm
    kliedzieni dzirdami troksnim caurishots heard through the noise
    laist caurito let (something) through, not stop it
    lietus mētelis laiž ūdeni cauri — the raincoat lets water through
  4. through (entirely; without interruption; through all relevant objects)
    vairākkārt lasīt caurito read it through several times
    sniga visu nakti cauriit snowed all night long, the whole night through
    strādāt visu dienu caurito work all day long, the whole day through
    skatīt cauri iesniegtos dokumentusto read through (all) the submitted documents
  5. finished, done, through, over
    brīvdienas jau caurithe holidays are already over
    šis darbs nu ir caurithis work is now over
    lasīt, kamēr grāmata caurito read until the book is finished

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  • (through, across, despite): caur

Adjective[edit]

cauri

  1. nominative plural masculine form of caurs