rieties

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rieties

  1. (of dogs) to bark, especially at each other; reflexive form of riet
    kaimiņu suņi rejasthe neighbor's dogs are barking
  2. (figuratively, colloquial, of people) to bark at each other, to fight, to quarrel
    kur divi rejas, tur trešais rijwhere two bark (= fight), a third (one) swallows (= wins)
    strīds nozīmētu lieki rīvēties un rieties, bojāt nervus un gandēt garastāvoklia fight would mean to squabble and bark unnecessarily, harming (their) nerves and mood

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