trūcīgums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trūcīgs (poor, lacking) +‎ -ums (with trūcīgs from trūk(t) (to lack) +‎ -īgs, with palatalization of k to c).

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trūcīgums m (1st declension)

  1. poverty, lack, insufficience, scarcity (the quality of that which is poor)
    pārtikas trūcīgumspoverty, scarcity of food
    dzīvokļa iekārtas trūcīgums — the poverty of the room's furnishing
    informācijas trūcīgumspoverty, scarcity of information

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