raupjums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From raupjš (rough, harsh) +‎ -ums.

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raupjums m (1st declension)

  1. roughness, harshness (the quality of that which is rough, harsh)
    ozola mizas raupjums — oak bark roughness
    akmens virsmas raupjums — stone surface roughness
    papīra raupjums — paper roughness
    tā bija dīvaina taustes atmiņa, kas atvedināja izjūtas auduma biezumu un raupjumu — it was a strange tactile memory which brought back feelings (about) the fabric's thickness and roughness
    bet mīla nāca ar ikdienu, rūpēm; tā baidīja ar zemes raupjumu un spēku — but love came with everyday worries; it was afraid of the earth's roughness and strength

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