ieškoti

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic (o)iˀ‹skaˀtei; compare Latvian iẽskât ‎(to search for lice), Proto-Slavic *jьskàti ‎(look for). Ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European present *h₂is-sk- of *h₂eys- ‎(wish, desire). Cognates include Proto-Germanic *aiskō ‎(demand, question, inspection), Sanskrit इच्छति ‎(iccháti, to wish, strive for), Old Armenian այց ‎(aycʿ, visit, search), Latin aeruscō ‎(beg, ask for).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈiəʂˈkoː.tɪ/

Verb[edit]

ieškóti ‎(third-person present tense íeško, third-person past tense ieškójo)

  1. (transitive) to search, look for (attempt to find that which is lost)
  2. (transitive) seek, look for, look to (attempt to achieve or get something)
    Íeškau dárbo - I'm looking for (seeking) work.
    Íeškau kárvės pir̃kti - I'm looking to buy a cow.

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