zirgs

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Zirgs

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *źirˀgás. Cognates include Lithuanian žìrgas (good, beautiful horse; steed), Old Prussian sirgis ([zirgis], stallion), Sudovian zirgo (horse).

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Noun[edit]

zirgs m (1st declension)

  1. horse (esp. Equus caballus; generic word)
    šķirnes zirgsbreed horse
    darba zirgswork horse
    sacīkšu zirgsrace horse
    neiebraukts zirgsa horse that has not been run in
    braukt ar zirguto ride (on) a horse
    zirgs rikšo, auļothe horse trots, gallops
    zirgs zviedzthe horse neighs
    apkalt zirguto shoe a horse
    dzirdīt zirgus pie akasto make the horses drink at the well
    jūgt zirgu arklāto harness a horse to a plow
    strādā kā zirgs(s/he) works like a horse

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