galdnieks

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Latvian[edit]

Galdnieki

Etymology[edit]

From galds (table) +‎ -nieks.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

galdnieks m (1st declension, feminine form: galdniece)

  1. (male) carpenter (craftsman who works on wood, making objects from it)
    prasmīgs galdnieks‎ ― skilled carpenter
    galdnieka amats‎ ― carpenter's office, craft
    galdnieka darbs‎ ― carpenter's work
    galdnieka darbnīca‎ ― carpenter's workshop
    galdnieka darba rīki‎ ― carpenter's tools
    galdnieku līme‎ ― carpenter's glue (for gluing wooden objects)
    Jānis pēc pagastskolas beigšanas sāka mācīties par galdnieku‎ ― John, after finishing the parrish school, began to learn to be a carpenter
    tagad strādāja tikai galdnieks, kur galīgi nobeidza būvi‎ ― now only a carptenter was working, who finished the building

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