halāts

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Latvian[edit]

(Mājas) halāts
Halāts
Laboratorijas halāts

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Russian хала́т (xalát), itself a borrowing from Turkic (compare Turkish halat (rope)), apparently also a borrowing from Byzantine Greek καλόδιο (kalódio). Ultimately from Arabic خِلْعَة (ḵilʿa, robe of honor).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

halāts m (1st declension)

  1. any flowing garment worn over the body or over other clothes and either left open or tied with a belt; e.g., dressing gowns, gowns, overalls, robes, bathrobes, doctor's coats, lab coats
    mājas halātshouse (= dressing) gown
    ārsta halātsdoctor's smock, coat
    darba halātsworking smock, robe, coat
    laboratorijas halātslab coat
    virs kleitas vai svārkiem, kas nēsāmi mājās, ejot uz kūti, vajadzētu uzvilkt piemērotu, viegli mazgājamu darba halātuover the clothes or (suit) coats that are worn at home, one should, (when) going to the barn, wear also an easily washable work robe, coat
    Džesija piecēlās sēdus un ciešāk savilka plāno katūna halātuDžesija sat up and tightened her thin cotton bathrobe
    divus stāvus zemāk, sanatorijas priekšā, bija piebraucis autobuss; apkāt tam pulcējās slimnieki halātostwo floors below, in front of the sanatorium, the bus had pulled up; around it the patients had gathered, in gowns

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