stulms

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

stulms

  1. plural form of stulm

Latvian[edit]

Stulmu zābaki

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *stulm-, from Proto-Indo-European *stl̥m, from the zero grade form of *stel- (to put in standing position; to stand; standing, immobile, stiff) with an extra element -m. Cognates include Swedish stolm (stubble).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

stulms m (1st declension)

  1. top of a boot, the part that covers the shin up to the knees; boot leg
    stulmu zābaki — boots that have (boot)legs
    sabāzt bikšu galus stulmos — stuff the ends of one's pants into one's boot legs

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “stulms” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7