dzirkles

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See also: dzirklēs

Latvian[edit]

Dzirkles
Dzirkles

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Noun[edit]

dzirkles f (5th declension)

  1. shears (large scissors with a spring, for shearing sheep, or for gardening work)
    asināt dzirklesto sharpen the shears
    nogriezt zarus ar dzirklēmto cut branches with shears
    dzirkles tikai tad izņem, kad jācērp aitas(we) takes the shears only when (we) have to shear the sheep
    skolas dārza darbos gandrīz visi iemācījāmies strādāt ar dārznieka lielajām dzirklēm, ar kurām apgriezām skolas dzīvžogus glīti un vienādiin the school garden work, almost all of us learned to work with the big garden shears, with which we trimmed the school hedges (so that they were) neat and symmetrical

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