sāļums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sāļš (salty) +‎ -ums.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sāļums m (1st declension)

  1. salinity, saltiness (the quality of that which is salty or contains salt)
    ūdens sāļums — water salinity
    augsnes sāļums — soil salinity
    es gan to gaļu nomērcēju, bet, kad ir stipri sasālīta, nevar dabūt sāļumu nost — I (can) season this meat, but, when it is strongly salted, it is not possible to get the saltiness off (of it)

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