iekļūt

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ie- +‎ kļūt (to get, to become).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

iekļūt intr., 1st conj., pres. iekļūstu, iekļūsti, iekļūst, past iekļuvu

  1. to get into, to enter somewhere (especially with difficulty, overcoming obstacles)
    iekļūt trojebusāto get into, on the trolley bus
    iekļūt vilcienāto get into, on the train
    iekļūt istabā pa loguto get into the room through the window
    no āra ienācēji vispirms iekļuva virtuvē, tad mazajā istabiņā ar diviem lodziņiemthose coming from outside first entered the kitchen, then the small room with two little windows
    pirmo reizi es te iekļuvu no augšās(this is) the first time (that) I got in here from up there
  2. to get into (a place, a situation) by accident, to end up (somewhere)
    iekļūt ļaužu drūzmāto get into, end up in, a crowd of people
    iekļūt lietus gāzēto get into, end up under strong rain
    Agnese bija izgājusi cauri Iekšrīgai un iekļuva tirgus burzmāAgnese had gone through inner Riga and got, ended up in the market crowd
    kuġojot pa Melnu jūru, iekļuvām vētrā; mūs krietni pašūpojasailing on the Black Sea, we got into, ended up in, a storm; it really shook us
  3. (of inanimate objects) to get into, usually unintentionally, by accident}}
    ledus gabali iekļūst ūdens virpulīthe ice blocks get into the whirlpool
    pagrabā iekļuvis ūdenswater got into the basement
    pa spraugu iekļūst gaismalight gets in through the crack
    acī iekļuvis gruzisa speck of dust got into (someone's) eye
    meža dziļumos saules stari gandrīz nekad neiekļūstthe sunrays almost don't get into the depths of the forest
  4. (of people) to get into (a situation, a state) after overcoming obstacles, difficulties
    iekļūt augstskolā, universitātēto get into college, university
    iekļūt izlases komandāto get into the (selected) team
    tādos rados nevar vis ikkatrs iekļūtnot everybody can get into such families (lit. relatives)
  5. (figuratively) to get into (a situation, a state), usually unintentionally
    iekļūt nelaimēto get into trouble, distress
    iekļūt briesmāsto get into danger
    iekļūt grūtībāsto get into difficulties
    iekļūt parādosto get into debt
    iekļūt ļaužu valodāsto get into people's language, talk (i.e., to become the topic of gossip)
    paredzot, kādās kara šausmās var iekļūt cilvēce, arī Vācijas sociāldemokrātija nostāsies pret karuseeing what kind of war horror humanity could get into, also the German social democracy will stand against the war

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