veiklums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From veikls (agile, deft, skillful, neat) +‎ -ums.

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Noun[edit]

veiklums m (1st declension)

  1. dexterity, deftness, agility, ability, skill, neatness
    māte rīkojās žigli un ar parasto veiklumu — mother acted quickly and with (her) usual agility
    vardēm nav ne asu zobu, ne arī kā cita, ar ko pretoties uzbrucējam, tās var paļauties vienīgi uz savu kāju veiklumu — frogs have neither sharp teeth nor anything else with which to resist (against) an attacker, they can only rely on the agility of their legs

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