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From the same source as tirgus (“market”), made into a 2nd-conjugation verb in -ot.
- to sell, to vend (goods, usually in the market, in a shop}}
tirgot ābolus ― to sell apples
jauna dāma tirgo skābētus gurķus: lielākie maksā 5 rubļus, bet mazākie - 8 rubļus ― a young lady sells pickled cucumbers; the bigger ones cost 5 rubles, the smaller ones - 8 rubles
valsts kioskos par stabilām cenām tirgo svaigas un žāvētas reņģes ― in the public shops (they) sold fresh and dried herring at stable prices
- (intransitively) to sell, to vend, to deal with, to trade (goods, usually in the market, in a shop)
visu dienu tirgojām ― we sold, traded (goods) the whole day
šodien labi tirgots ― today (it was) well sold (= today we sold well, a lot)
liela daļa veikalu kara laikā bija slēgti; ar ko tad tirgos? ― most of the shops were closed during the war; with what then will one deal, trade?
conjugation of tirgot
- (of "sell"): pārdot
- prefixed verbs:
- other derived terms: