maksāt

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same stem as maksa(fee, payment), made into a 2nd-conjugation verb (ending -āt).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

maksāt tr. or intr., 2nd conj., pres. maksāju, maksā, maksā, past maksāju

  1. to pay (to give money in exchange for something)
    maksāt par precēm, par biļeti‎ ― to pay for merchandise, for tickets
    maksāt par darbu, par pakalpojumu‎ ― to pay for work, for services
    maksāt par malkas sazāģēšanu piecus latus‎ ― to pay 5 lats for sawing
    par tramvaja biļeti jāmaksā trīs santīmi‎ ― for a tram ticket one has to pay three santīmi
    par istabu nav maksāts no paša rudens‎ ― the room is not paid from (= since) autumn
    vēl bija mežzinim jāmaksā par mājas būves kokiem‎ ― the ranger still had to pay for the trees used to build houses
  2. to pay (to fulfill a financial obligation with money)
    maksāt parādus, nodokļus‎ ― to pay (one's) debts, taxes
    maksāt sodu‎ ― to pay a penalty
    maksāt algu‎ ― to pay a salary
    maksāt prēmijas‎ ― to pay bonuses
    maksāt ikmēneša pabalstu‎ ― to pay a monthly allowance
    īre jāmaksā līdz noteiktam datumam‎ ― one must pay the rent by a certain date
  3. to pay (to use a certain means to fulfill a financial obligation)
    maksāt skaidrā naudā‎ ― to pay (in) cash
    maksāt ar pārskaitījumu‎ ― to pay with a bank transfer
    maksāt naudā vai graudā‎ ― to pay (in) cash or in kind
    maksāt valūtā‎ ― to pay in (foreign) currency
    par darbu saimnieki maksāja tikai graudā‎ ― the farmers paid for work only in kind
  4. (usually 3rd person) to cost (to be worth a certain amount of money)
    uzvalks maksā simt latu‎ ― the suit costs one hundred lats
    cik maksā šis audums?‎ ― how much does this fabric cost?
    tas maksā dārgi, lēti‎ ― this costs a lot, little
    gleznas maksā naudu‎ ― paintings cost money
    ūdens nemaksā neko‎ ― (the) water costs nothing
  5. (usually 3rd person) to cost (to demand a certain amount of money for its realization)
    šosejas būve maksā miljonus‎ ― road construction costs millions
    cik maksā grāmatas iespiešana?‎ ― how much does book printing cost?
  6. (figuratively) to cost (to have bad consequences)
    nolaidība un ignorance, par kuru arī viņš ir atbildīgs, var maksāt jaundzimušajam dzīvību‎ ― begligence and ignorance, for which he is responsible, may cost the newborn's life

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References[edit]

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