jaukums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jauks (nice, pleasant, pretty) +‎ -ums.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

jaukums m (1st declension)

  1. (usually in the singular) niceness, cuteness, pleasantness, prettiness (the quality of that which is nice, cute, pleasant, pretty)
    cilvēka jaukums — a person's niceness
    vasara ar savu jaukumu bija pagājusi un rudens ar savu svētību atnacis — summer with its niceness, pleasantness was gone and autumn with its blessings had come
  2. pleasant thing, pleasure, amenity (something which causes pleasure, delight, joy)
    redzēt, skatīt jaukumus — to see, look at pleasant, lovely things
    dabas jaukumi — the pleasures of nature
    parkā bija daudz jaukumu: lieli, kupli koki, daudz puķu, daudz gaisa un arī saule — in the park there were many amenities: large, full trees, many flowers, lots of air and also the sun

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