resnums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From resns (thick, fat) +‎ -ums.

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Noun[edit]

resnums m (1st declension)

  1. (of cylindrical objects) thickness (the property of that which is thick)
    stieples, stieņa resnums — the thickness of the wire, of the rod
    dažāda resnuma zīmuļi — pencils of varying thickness
  2. (of people, body parts) fatness, thickness (the quality of one who is fat, overweight)
    viņš bija ļoti bagāts, neko nestrādāja un bija tā sabarojies, ka no resnuma vai pušu plīsa — he was very rich, did not work at all, and was so well fed that it looked like he could burst open from fatness
    norādītais piedurknes platums jāsalīdzina ar rokas resnumu — the specified sleeve width must be compared with the thickness of the arm

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