pasts

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Noun[edit]

pasts

  1. plural of past

Verb[edit]

pasts

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of past

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Latvian[edit]

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 pasts on Latvian Wikipedia
Pasts Rīgā

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from German Post (itself a borrowing from Italian), first mentioned in 17th/18th-century dictionaries. [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pasts m (1st declension)

  1. mail, post (organization that delivers letters and small packages; place, buildings where it works)
    pasta darbinieks‎ ― postal worker
    pasta krājkase‎ ― postal savings bank
    pasta stacija‎ ― postal station, post office
    pasts iekārtojās tajā pašā namā, kura vienu pusi bija aizņēmusi izpildu komiteja‎ ― the post (office) was placed in the same building in which one half had been occupied by the Executive Committee
    pēc kādas nedēļas Nadīna paziņo, ka pāriešot dzīvot turpat pastā‎ ― after about a week Nadīna announced that she would go live right there in the post (office)
  2. mail, post (the regular delivery service of this organization)
    gaisa pasts‎ ― air mail
    pasta sakari‎ ― mail connections, communications
    pasta ceļš‎ ― mail path
  3. mail, post (the letters or packages delivered by this organization)
    nosūtīt pastu‎ ― to send the mail
    atnest pastu‎ ― to get, fetch the mail
    pasta vagons‎ ― mail van
    pasta soma‎ ― mail bag
    pasts uz jūsu galda”, viņa sekretāre teica‎ ― “the mail is on your desk,” his secretary said
    Florencē saņēmām no Rīgas pārsūtīto pastu‎ ― in Florece we received the mail forwarded from Riga

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References[edit]

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