bēdīgums

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From bēdīgs (sad) +‎ -ums (with bēdīgs from bēda (sorrow, misery) +‎ -īgs).

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bēdīgums m (1st declension)

  1. sadness (the quality of one who is sad, of something that expresses sad feelings)
    meitenes bēdīgums — the girl's sadness
    balss bēdīgums — the sadness of (that) voice
  2. poor, bad appearance
    Jaunsudrabiņš atceras mājas, kur viņš aiziet ar māti pēc tēva nāves: “vieta un apkārtne līdz bēdīgumam nabadzīga” — Jaunsudrabiiņš remembers the house where he and his mother went (to live) after (his) father's death: “the place and its surroundings (is) poor to the point of sadness, squalor
  3. sadness, misfortune, need
    stāvokļa bēdīgums — the sadness, misfortune of (such a) state, situation

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