iekšā

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

iekšā f

  1. locative singular form of iekša

Adverb[edit]

iekšā

  1. in, inside
    viņi palika iekšāthey remained inside
    sapulce notiks iekšāthe meeting will be held inside
    kur Kristīne? iekšā?where is Kristīne? outside?
    ārā pūš ziemelis, bet iekšā ir siltithe (cold) north wind is blowing outside, but inside it is warm
  2. in, into, inside (going towards the inside (of a building, an object, etc.)
    visi devās istabā iekšāall (people) went into the room
    dot sienu šķūnī iekšāto put (lit. give) the hay into the barn
    brist ezerā iekšāto wade in(to) the lake
    milzīgais ledus gabals peldēja tālāk un tālāk jūrā iekšāa giant piece of ice (floe) floated further and further into the sea
    paskatīties, kas traukā iekšāto check what is inside the container
    tas ir granīts: no ārienes viņa ādu vējš un lietus bija noberzuši gludu un pelēku, bet iekšā tas ir svaigs un sārts kā jauna miesathis is granite: on the outside the wind and the rain had scrubbed its skin (= surface) smooth and gray, but inside it is fresh and pink like young flesh
  3. used with certain verbs as the imperfective counterpart of the perfective prefix ie-, indicating motion towards the inside
    laist istabā iekšāto let in (into the room)
    lūkosim tikt iekšā trolejbusā!let's try to get into the trolley bus!
  4. used to reinforce the prefix ie-, indicating movement towards the inside
    ielaist iekšā pa durvīmto let (someone) in through the door
    ieiet iekšā istabāto go inside into the room
  5. used instead of a verb, to indicate motion
    zaķis krūmos iekšāthe hare, rabbit (went) into the bushes
    Ozoliņš pieklauvēja; “iekšā”, atskanēja DžesijsOzoliņš knocked; “(come) in,” Džesijs answered
    Augusts izslaucīja visus apcirkņus, maisos iekšā un uz Klidzinu promAugusts cleaned all the bins, (putting the stuff) into the bags and on to Klidzina

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