salts

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts

  1. plural form of salt

Verb[edit]

salts

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of salt

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts n

  1. genitive singular indefinite of salt

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts n

  1. indefinite genitive singular of salt

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the stem of the verb salt (to freeze), of which it was the past participle. Cognates include Lithuanian šáltas, Old Prussian salta (< *salts).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

salts (definite saltais, comparative saltāks, superlative vissaltākais, adverb salti)

  1. cold, frosty, freezing, frozen (having very low temperature)
    salts pavasariscold spring
    salta naktscold night
    zeme jau ir salta — the earth is already frozen
    viņa vaigi stinga saltajā ziemas gaisā — his cheeks were rigid in the freezing winter air
  2. cold (relating to the feelings caused by low temperatures)
    salti sviedricold sweat
    saltas tirpas noskrien pār visu ķermeni — a cold tingling ran over (his) whole body
    slapji cimdi iedzen visā ķermenī saltus drebuļuswet gloves drove cold chills into (his) whole body
  3. (figuratively, of colors, states, situations, etc.) cold, uncomfortable, unpleasant
    salts baltumscold white(ness)
    sirma dīzegle saltajā klusumā trīc — the gray fir tree trembled in the cold silence
  4. (of people, their behavior) cold (which shows no feelings, insensitive, unresponsive, unfriendly)
    salts egoisms, nicinājumscold selfishness, contempt
    salts mierscold piece, quiet
    virsnieka sejā izzuda saltā, nedzīvā izteiksme — on the officer's face the cold, lifeless expression disappeared
    salts, nekustīgs, nepieejams, viņš sēdēja ratos un gaidījacold, motionless, unapproachable, he sat in the cart and waited

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “salts” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.

Old Prussian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (manuscript forms:) salta

Adjective[edit]

salts m

  1. cold

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts

  1. indefinite genitive singular of salt