The Alternative Latvian Dictionary: dibens

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dibens
noun: {{lv-noun}}
  1. bottom, lower part, base pudeles dibensbottom of the bottle laivas dibensbottom of the boat notīrīt katla dibenu — to clean the bottom of the boiler
  2. bottom lower internal part, especially of a container, or its contents maisa dibenā vēl ir milti — there is still flour at the bottom of the sack nogrimt dibenā — to sink to the bottom izdzert glāzi līdz dibenam — to drink a glass to the bottom
  3. bottom, lower part of bodies of water, holes, etc. jūras, upes dibens — the bottom of the sea, of the river dīķī ūdens sasalis līdz dibenam — the water in the pond froze to the bottom
  4. back the deepest or farthest part of a space, a room, etc. istabas dibens — the back of the room skatuves dibens — the back of the stage, backstage
  5. (anatomy) behind, bottom rear lower part of the human body uzdot bērnam pa dibenu — to hit, spank a child on his behind
Synonyms: pēcpuse (vulgar)

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