ods

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See also: ODS, öds, and OD's

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