sārts – Wiktionary

Latvian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to place in line, in sequence, to tie, to assemble), referring to the assembling of the wooden for a bonfire, whence additionally sērt (to stack, pile grain (to dry)) and sers (grain to be threshed (within the barn)) (q.v.); sārts is derived from the verb with vowel gradation (examine vērt (to open, to shut), vārti (gate(s))). Cognates embody Gothic (sarwa, armor, weapons), Outdated Excessive German saro (armor) (“assembled one”), Latin sors (lot, destiny; divinatory stick) (genitive sortis; unique which means “sequence of little sticks”).[1]

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Noun[edit]

sārts m (1st declension)

  1. giant bonfire

    kraut sārtuto load the bonfire

    aizdedzināt sārtuto begin, to ignite the bonfire

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *sartas, from Proto-Indo-European *ser-, *sor- (crimson, rosy, pink) with an additional suffix -t. Cognates embody Lithuanian sar̃tas ((mild) crimson, mild brown (of horses)).[1]

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sārts (particular sārtais, comparative sārtāks, superlative vissārtākais, adverb sārti)

  1. pale crimson, mild crimson, pinkish crimson, reddish

    dzelteni sārtsyellowish crimson, pink

    rožaini sārtsrosy pink

    sārts ziedspink flower

    sārta sejarosy face

    sārti vaigirosy cheeks

    sārtas lūpasrosy, pink lips

    koši sārtas rozesvibrant pink roses

    sārtais marmorspink marble

    sārts kā ābolscrimson as an apple (i.e., with rosy, wholesome cheeks)

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