blāvums

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From blāvs (dim, dull, pale) +‎ -ums.

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blāvums m (1st declension)

  1. (of light, light sources) dimness, faintness
    spuldzes blāvums — the dimness of the (light) bulb
    mēness gaismas blāvums — the dimness, faintness of the moonlight
  2. dullness (lack of clearness, of transparence)
    ledus blāvums — the dullness of the ice
  3. dull, faint, pale object, spot (reflecting little light)
    pagalma vidū tumsā varēja saredzēt kādu blāvumu; tur stāvēja Bernsons — in the middle of the yard, in the dark, one could see some faint (spot); there Bernsons was standing

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