dvaša

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dvaša f (4th declension)

  1. breath, breathing (the air that is breathed in or out, or the act of breathing itself)
    karsta dvaša — warm breath
    atvilkt dvašu — to draw breath
    būt bez dvašas — to be out of breath, breathless
  2. air (often subtly in motion) that is typical of some place or substance, or carries its smell
    drēgna miglas dvaša — the humid breath (= air) of the fog
    meža dvaša — the breath (= air) of the forest
    salda medus dvaša — the sweet breath (= smell, aroma) of honey
  3. heat, warmth (from fire)
    uguns dvaša — the breath (= heat) of the fire


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