dibens

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Latvian[edit]

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dibens m (1st declension)

  1. bottom, lower part, base
    pudeles dibensbottom of the bottle
    laivas dibensbottom of the boat
    notīrīt katla dibenuto clean the bottom of the boiler
  2. bottom (lower internal part, especially of a container, or its contents)
    maisa dibenā vēl ir milti there is still flour at the bottom of the sack
    nogrimt dibenāto sink to the bottom
    izdzert glāzi līdz dibenamto drink a glass to the bottom
  3. bottom, lower part (of bodies of water, holes, etc.)
    jūras, upes dibensthe bottom of the sea, of the river
    dīķī ūdens sasalis līdz dibenamthe water in the pond froze to the bottom
  4. back (the deepest or farthest part of a space, a room, etc.)
    istabas dibensthe back of the room
    skatuves dibensthe back of the stage, backstage
  5. (anatomy) behind, bottom (rear lower part of the human body)
    uzdot bērnam pa dibenuto hit, spank a child on his behind

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