žirgtums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From žirgts (lively, brisk, active) +‎ -ums.

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Noun[edit]

žirgtums m (1st declension)

  1. liveliness, vivacity, briskness, activity (the quality of one who is lively, vivacious, brisk, active)
    ir taču veselīgi pakustēties svaigā gaisā: tūlīt cits žirgtums un dzīvesprieks — it is, however, healthy to move in the fresh air: immediately (one gets) another (= more) 'vivacity and joy
    tēvs lika Artūram izvest jauno zirgu no kūts... viņš gribēja vēlreiz to apskatīt un papriecāties par tā žirgtumu — father made Artūrs bring the new horse out from the barn... he wanted to examine it again, to enjoy its briskness

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