lineāls

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Latvian[edit]

Lineāli

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from German Lineal (ruler).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

lineāls m (1st declension)

  1. ruler (flat, straight instrument for measuring or drawing, usually labeled with a length scale)
    trīsstūra lineālstriangular ruler
    mēroga lineālsscale ruler
    logaritmiskais lineālsslide rule (lit. logarithmic ruler)
    taisns kā lineālsstraight as a ruler (i.e., completely straight)
    stūrmanis strādā ar lineālu, cirkuli un zīmuli, atzīmēdams kartē taisnāko ceļu no Kurzemes līdz zviedru krastiemthe helmsman works with ruler, compass and pencil, drawing on the map the straightest path from Courland to the Swedish coast

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