izteikt

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From iz- +‎ teikt (to say, to tell).

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izteikt tr., 1st conj., pres. izteicu, izteic, izteic, past izteicu

  1. to express (to make known, to reveal orally, in words)
    izteikt jaunas atziņasto express new ideas, conclusions
    izteikt savu pārliecībuto express one's beliefs, convictions
    izteikt aizdomasto express suspicion
    izteikt padomuto give (lit. express) advice
    izteikt pavēlito give (lit. express) an order
    izteikt vēlēšanosto express wishes
    izteikt cerībuto express hope
    izteikt cieņuto express respect
    izteikt pārdzīvojumu vārdosto express one's experience in words
    puiši steidzās izteikt savu priekuthe boys rushed to express their joy
  2. to express something in a work of art; to be such that it (a work of art expresses something
    izteikt dabas skaistumu gleznāto express natural beauty in a painting
    izteikt pārdzīvojumu skaņdarbāto express an experience in a piece of music
    izteikt savas jūtas dzejolīto express one's feelings in a poem
    pavasaris ir ar mums; varbūt glezna to neizteiksspring is with us; (but) maybe a painting won't express it
  3. to express something with one's behavior, gestures, looks, etc.; to be such that it (behavior, gestures, looks, etc.) expresses something
    acis izteica prieku(his) eyes expressed joy
    izteikt noraidījumu ar rokas mājienuto express rejection with a wave of (one's) hand
  4. to express (gratitude, punishment, etc.) formally, administratively
    izteikt pateicību, rājienuto express gratitude, reprimand; to thank, to reprimand (officially)
    kapteinis joprojām bija noskaities uz Maksimiču, domāja, ka viņam vajadzētu izteikt rajienuthe captain was still furious at Maksimičs, (he) thought that he should express a reprimand (= reprimand Maksimičs, have him officially reprimanded)
  5. to say, to speak, to pronounce
    šī atbilde bija tik negaidīta, ka Gulke sākumā nevarēja izteikt ne vārdathis answer was no unexpected that Gulke at first couldn't say, pronounce a word
    mājās, kuras pāri verstis aiz kalna, runā ļaudis, bet skaņas atnāk tik nedalītas, it kā būtu izteiktas tepat aiz sētasin houses far behind the hill people are talking, but the sounds come so undivided, it is as if they were spoken, pronounced just here, by the fence
  6. to express (to describe something, especially with numbers, measurements)
    izteikt attālumu kilometrosto express the distance in kilometers
    izteikt masu gramosto express the mass in grams
    sociālo procesu dinamiku ne vienmēr var izteikt' skaitļosone can't always express social process dynamics in numbers
  7. (usually 3rd person) to express (to be such that it means something, e.g., via symbols, signs)
    teikuma izteiktā domathe expressed thought of the sentence
    izteikt y kā x funkcijuto express y as a function of x
  8. (dated sense) to praise, to exalt
    tautas manu augumiņu izteica, tad vainojathe people (at first) praised my little size, then blamed, attacked it.

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