plecs

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Plecs

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Noun[edit]

plecs m (1st declension)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder (the joining of arm and body)
    pleca kauls, locītavashoulder bone, joint
    vīrietis platiem, šauriem, taisniem pleciem — a man of wide, narrow, straight shoulders
    paraustīt, noraustīt plecus — to shrug one's shoulders
    uzlikt mugursomu uz pleciem — to put a backpack on one's shoulders
  2. part of a garment that covers the shoulder
    jaka ar pagarinātiem pleciem — a jacket with extended shoulders
  3. one of the two halves of a lever, between the fulcrum and one of the forces
    sviras labais, kreisais plecs — a lever's right, left arm (lit. shoulder)

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