vainot

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vainot

  1. plural of vaino

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same stem as vaina (guilt), made into a 2nd-conjugation verb stem (ending -ot).[1]

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Verb[edit]

vainot intr., 2nd conj., pres. vainoju, vaino, vaino, past vainoju

  1. to find (someone) guilty, to blame, to attribute guilt to (someone)
    vainot pašam sevito blame oneself
    vainot kādu vai visos grēkosto blame someone for all sins
    tur neviens nav vainojamsthere is nobody to blame (lit. blamable) in that
    lomi nāca, bet vēl arvien pamazi; kapteinis vainoja zivju mistaru, ka tas neprot noteikt tīklu dziļumu(fish) catches came, but still gradually; the captain blamed the fish master for not knowing how to determine the depth of the net
    pulksteņi nav vainojami; lietiņa, rau, tāda, ka jūsējais rāda Maskavas laiku, bet manējais - Rietumeiropas... starpība: divas stundasthe clocks are not to blame; a little thing like yours shows Moscow time, and mine - Western European... difference: two hours

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References[edit]

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