vājums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vājš (weak) +‎ -ums.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vājums m (1st declension)

  1. weakness (the quality of that which is weak)
    sekas cukurslimībai ir pastāvīga izsalkuma sajūta, noliesēšana, vājums — the consequences of diabetes are a constant feeling of hunger, emaciation, and weakness
    muskuļu vājums — muscular weakness
    nervu sistēmas vājums — nervous weakness
    sirds vājums — heart failure (lit. weakness)
    balss vājums — voice weakness
    rakstura vājums — character weakness
    valsts vara vājums — the weakness of state power
    konflikta nepieciešamība uzreiz atkailina drāmas spēku un vājumu — the necessity of conflict immediately exposes the strength and the weakness of the play, of drama

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