gatavība

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gatavs (ready) +‎ -ība.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

gatavība f (4th declension)

  1. readiness (the state of that which is ready)
    noteikt siera gatavībuto determine the readiness of the cheese (= how ready it is)
    gaļas gatavību pārbauda padurstot to ar naža galuthe readiness of the meat can be checked by piercing it with the tip of a knife
    dzejas augsto formas gatavību pasvītrojuši daudzi kritiķimany critics have stressed the high readiness of form (= high level of development) of (this kind of) poetry
  2. readiness (the state of being ready to do something, to be used in some way)
    kaujas gatavībacombat readiness
    gatavības apliecība readiness certificate (school certificate)
    būt braukšanas gatavībāto be ready to (lit. in readiness of) travel
    turēt ieročus šaušanas gatavībāto keep (one's) weapons ready for (lit. in readiness of) shooting
  3. (of fruits, seeds) ripeness (the state of that which is ripe)
    augļu gatavībafruit ripeness, maturity
    graudaugu gatavības pakāpesthe degrees of ripeness, maturity of cereal
    noteikt sēklu gatavībuto determine the (degree of) ripeness, maturity of the seeds

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