kols

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Kols

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin cōlon ‎(a member of a verse of poem), itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek κῶλον ‎(kôlon, a member, limb, clause, part of a verse).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kols m (1st declension)

  1. (orthography) colon (punctuation mark (:) usually indicating a longer pause)
    kols ir ne vien gramatiski, bet arī jēdzieniski nosacīta pieturzīme... tas arvien norāda uz sekojošu paskaidrojumu — the colon is a punctuation mark conditioned not only grammatically, but also conceptually... it always points to a following explanation

Declension[edit]

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Punctuation marks (pieturzīmes):

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kols

  1. indefinite genitive singular of kol
  2. indefinite genitive plural of kol