skaidrums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skaidrs (clear) +‎ -ums.

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Noun[edit]

skaidrums m (1st declension)

  1. clearness (the quality of that which is clear, clean, transparent)
    bija piestājis snigt; rāms skaidrums un maigums pludoja apkārt — it had stopped snowing; serene clearness and softness were flooding everywhere
    ūdens lāse, man savu skaidrumu dod, / lai varu es visu atspulgot — water drop, give me your clearness, / so that I can reflect everything
    viņa bija tikpat bāla un caurspīdīga kā agrāk; acis vizēja zilas, bet to eņģeliskais skaidrums bija zudis — she was so pale and trasnparent as before; (her) eyes shone blue, but that angelic clearness had disappeared
  2. clarity, clearness (the quality of that which is clear, easy to perceive, without impediments or errors)
    attēla skaidrums — the clarity of the image
    izrunas skaidrums — pronunciation clarity
    siltajā puskrēslā cilvēku sejas tagad varēja tikko saskaitīt, priekšmeti bija zaudējuši asās kontūras, mūzika - skaidrumu — in the warm dusk people's faces now could barely be seen, objects had lost their sharp contours, music - its clearness
  3. (of sounds) clarity, clearness, sonorousness
    balss skaidrums — the clarity, clearness, sonorousness of a voice

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