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See also: läbi and làbǐ




  1. present active infinitive of lābor





  1. nominative plural masculine form of labs



  1. well; adverbial form of labs
  2. well (corresponding to certain requirements or expectations)
    labi padarīt darbu‎ ― to do one's work well
    labi nomazgāt rokas‎ ― to wash one's hands well
    labi dziedāt‎ ― to sing well
    labi atskaņot melodiju‎ ― to play the melody well
    skolnieks mācās labi‎ ― the student learns well
    bērns guļ labi‎ ― the child is sleeping well
    darbs veicas labi‎ ― the work is done well
    saruna beidzās labi‎ ― the conversation ended well
    viss būs labi‎ ― everything will be well, OK
    rēta dzīst labi‎ ― the scar is healing well
    rudzi auga labi‎ ― the rye grew well
    nazis griež labi‎ ― the knife cuts well
  3. well (intensively, attentively)
    labi ieklausīties troksnī‎ ― to listen well to the noise
    labi izskraidīties‎ ― to run well
  4. well (fairly completely, comprehensively)
    labi pazīt apvidu‎ ― to know the area well
    labi pārdomāt jautājumu‎ ― to think well, thoroughly about the question
    labi saredzēt tālumā kuģi‎ ― to see the ship well in the distance
    saule jau bija labi pakāpusies virs apsnigušajiem mežiem‎ ― the sun had already risen well above the snow-covered forests
  5. well (in harmony, without problems, conflicts)
    senāk bija divi brāļi, labi kopā sadzīvoja‎ ― in the past there were two brothers, they lived well together
  6. good, well (following moral rules, politely, considerate)
    labi audzināti dēli‎ ― well brought up sons
    nav labi aizmirst savus vecākus‎ ― it is not good to forget one's parents
  7. well (normally, without difficulty)
    zēns labi redz‎ ― the boy sees well
    sirds darbojas labi‎ ― (his) heart works well
  8. well, good (pleasantly, tastily, comfortably)
    ceriņi smaržo labi‎ ― lilacs smell good
    labi būt ar draugiem‎ ― to be well (= comfortably, pleasantly) with friends
    es dzīvoju labi‎ ― I live well
  9. well (without physical or psychological problems, healthy)
    pēc operācijas slimnieks jūtas labi‎ ― after the operation the patient feels well
  10. well (quite a lot, satisfyingly much)
    labi samaksāt‎ ― to pay well
  11. well (very, quite)
    labi gara lente‎ ― a very (lit. well) long ribbon
    labi dziļa bedre‎ ― a quite (lit. well) deep pit
    labi agri pamosties‎ ― to wake up very (lit. well) early
  12. (as a particle) OK, right (marking agreement, approval)
    labi”, viņa saka‎ ― OK, she said
    labi! es braucu!‎ ― OK, I'll go
    tu rītvakar atnāc pie manis, labi?‎ ― tomorrow night you are coming to my (house), right?
  13. good, well (marking good progress, good result, e.g. at school)
    tajā ir tikai atzīmes “labi” un “teicami”‎ ― in it (= report) there are only the grades “good” and “excellent”





  1. night
  2. evening


Pronunciation 1[edit]



  1. (anatomy) lip
  2. the edge of any opening
  3. brim; edge of a cup or bowl

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • IPA(key): /la.ˈbiʔ/, /la.ˈbi/



  1. remains; surplus; excess
  2. relic
  3. wreck; wreckage
  4. debris; ruins