vēsums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vēss (cool) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

vēsums m (1st declension)

  1. cool, coolness (the quality of that which is cool; moderately low temperature)
    nākts vēsums — the coolness of the night
    no zemes plūst vēsums — from the earth flows, radiates coolness
    drebēt vakara vēsumā — to shiver in the evening cool
  2. cool place
    masu patur vēsumā — the dough was kept in the cool (= refrigerated)
  3. cool, cold (feeling caused by moderately low air temperature)
    vēsuma sajūta — a cool sensation, a sensation of coolness
  4. reticent, relatively unresponsive behavior
    Imanta dedzība nekad nespēja atkausēt Ritas iekšējo vēsumu — Imants' ardor could not thaw Rita's inner cool, coldness

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