ods

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ods

  1. plural of od

Interjection[edit]

ods

  1. (obsolete, used in oaths etc.) God's
    Ods bodikin.
    Ods pity.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ods c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of od

Latvian[edit]

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Ods

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *uodas, from Proto-Indo-European *ōd-, *ēd- ‎(to eat, to bite), whence also ēst ‎(to eat). Cognates include Lithuanian úodas. The original meaning was thus “eater, biter.”[1]

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Noun[edit]

ods m (1st declension)

  1. gnat, mosquito (small insects (order: Diptera), especially mosquitos (family: Culicidae) that bite and suck blood)
    oda kodumsmosquito bite
    malārijas odi — malaria mosquitos
    pa logu ielido odi un raudulīgi sīc, pēc asinīm izslāpušimosquitos flew at the window and buzzed tearfully, thirsty for blood

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “ods” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7