izkapts

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Latvian[edit]

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Izkapts

Etymology[edit]

Derived from an older verb *kapt (to hit) (cf. Lithuanian kàpti (to chop, to hit)), whence also kapāt.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

izkapts f (6th declension)

  1. scythe (farming tool consisting of a bent blade attached to a long handle (a snath), used for cutting grass, cereals, etc.)
    asa izkaptssharp scythe
    izkapts kātsscythe handle, shaft (= snath)
    izkapts labi kožthe scythe bites (= cuts) well
    asināt izkaptito sharpen the scythe
    pļaut sienu ar izkapito mow hay with a scythe
    Tibils sameklēja otru izkapti,... uzasinājaTibils found a second scythe... (and) sharpened it
  2. blade (moving part of a mower or harvester machine that actually cuts grass, cereals, etc.)
    kombaina izkapts zobiņithe teeth of the harvester blade

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “izkapts”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN