stops

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stops

  1. plural of stop

Verb[edit]

stops

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stop

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Latvian[edit]

Stops

Etymology 1[edit]

From the same stem as the verb stiept (to stretch, to pull) (q.v.); the original meaning was probably “(something) stretched,” “(something) made tight by stretching.”[1]

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Noun[edit]

stops m (1st declension)

  1. crossbow (an old mechanical weapon based on the bow and arrows, used to shoot bolts)
    stopu gatavošana prasīja daudz darba un pacietībasthe making of a crossbow demanded much work and patience
    Griģis veikli rīkojās ar stopu, un viņa bultas droši skrēja mērķim pretīGriģis quickly acted with (his) crossbow, and his arrows surely flew toward the goal
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Etymology 2[edit]

A borrowing from Middle Low German stōp (measure of volume), first mentioned in 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

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stops m (1st declension)

  1. old unit for measuring volume, equivalent to approximately 1.3 cubic decimeters
    trumuli mēs nopirkām no Jaņķeļa par 15 kapeikām; viņā ieiet divi stopi ūdenswe bought a drum from Jaņķeļš for 15 kopeks; it can hold 2 stopi (= 2.6 cubic decimeters) of water
  2. a pot or bowl with this volume
    virtuvē nomazgājos, ar misiņa stopu liedams ūdeni saujāI washed in the kitchen, pouring water with the brass stops into my cupped hand
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “stops”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

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Noun[edit]

stops

  1. indefinite genitive singular of stop
  2. indefinite genitive plural of stop