melot

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melot

  1. Second-person singular indicative present form of meloa.

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same stema as meli ‎(lie(s)), made into a second conjugation verb (ending -ot).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Verb[edit]

melot tr. or intr., 2nd conj., pres. meloju, melo, melo, past meloju

  1. to lie, to tell lies (to say something that is not true knowingly, intentionally)
    apzināti melot — to lie deliberately
    kurš tad šodien tev meloja? — who, then, lied to you like that?
    neviens cits neprata melot tik plaši un tik sirsnīgi — nobody else knows how to lie so well and so sincerely
    viņi melo, ka valsts aizstāv visas tautas intereses — they lie that the state protects the interests of all people

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References[edit]

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