izarums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From izar(t) ‎(to plow out) +‎ -ums (with izart from iz- +‎ art ‎(to plow)).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

izarums m (1st declension)

  1. furrow, depression on the surface layer of the earth created while plowing (usually in the middle of a field)
    lauka ražību mazina izarumi un saarumi; saarumos augu rīcībā ir lielāks daudzums auglīgas augsnes, izarumos - tikai plāna tās kārtiņadepressions (furrows) and ridges reduce the productivity of a field; in the ridges, during the growth of the plants, there is a larger amount of fertile soil, in the depressions - only a thin layer of it
  2. the (finished) action of removing, digging, grubbing out (something) by plowing; the result of this action

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