karalauks

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See also: kara lauks

Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From kara (war[gen.) +‎ lauks (field).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

karalauks m (1st declension)

  1. (military) battleground, battlefield; front (territory in which armed forces carry out strategic military operations; territory in which military activities — e.g., a battle — are carried out)
    doties uz karalaukuto go to the battlefield
    pārnākt no karalauka'to return from the battlefield
    aiz uzkalniem pa kreisi iedunējas daži artilērijas šāvieni... Marta ilgi skatījās uz to pusi, no kuras atlidoja šie trokšņi: karalauka elpas vilcienibehind the hills on the left a few artillery shots were fired... Marta looked for a long time at the side from which these noises were coming: the breathing of the battlefield

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