slidenums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slidens (slippery) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

slidenums m (1st declension)

  1. (only singular) slipperiness (the quality of that which is slippery)
    novērst ielu slidenumu — to eliminate the slipperiness of the streets
  2. slippery place
    viņš brauc pa kupenām un slidenumiem ziemā, šķīdoņiem pavasarī — he drives through snowdrifts and slippery places in winter, through slush in spring

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