karogs

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Latvian[edit]

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 karogs on Latvian Wikipedia
Latvijas karogs

Etymology[edit]

An old, pre-13th-century borrowing from Old East Slavic хоругы (xorúgy, flag, banner). Often connected with the (etymologically unrelated) word karot (to wage war).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

karogs m (1st declension)

  1. banner, flag (a piece of fabric with a distinctive design used as a sign or symbol)
    Latvijas karogsflag of Latvia
    karoga kārtsflagpole
    nest karoguto carry, to fly a flag
    kuģa karogsflag, colours of the ship
    karoga emblēma, uzrakstsflag emblem, inscription
    balts, melns, sarkans karogswhite, black, red flag
    pacelt, nolaist karoguto hoist, to lower the flag
    karogs (nolaists) pusmastāflag (down) at half-mast
    pulka, biedrības karogsregimental banner, association flag
  2. a belief or idea that brings people together
    zem (kā) karogaunder the flag, banner (of something)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “karogs”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7