sarkums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sark(t) (to redden) +‎ -ums.

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Noun[edit]

sarkums m (1st declension)

  1. redness; reddened area (e.g., on skin); blushing
    Griezēm sarkums no vaigiem vairs neizgāja — the redness on Grieze's cheeks wouldn't go away anymore
    tagad es sapratu skolotājas dusmas... dzirdēju savus skaļos smieklus klasē, redzēju zēnu sarkumu — now I understand the teacher's anger... I heard my loud laughter in class, I saw the boys' redness, blushing

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