virsma

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Latvian[edit]

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Koniska virsma (2)

Etymology[edit]

A new, 20th-century derivation, from virsa. This word was criticized by J. Endzelīns.[1]

Noun[edit]

virsma f (4th declension)

  1. surface (outer layer of an object)
    Zemes virsma — the Earth's surface
    Mēness virsmas veidojumi — Moon surface formations
    jūra, ūdens virsma — the surface of the sea, of the water
    spoguļa virsma — mirror surface
    jumta virsma — roof surface
    pulēta virsma — polished surface
    plakana virsma — flat surface
    virsmas slānissurface layer
  2. (mathematics) surface (set of border points of a body)
    koordinātu virsmas — coordinate surfaces
    lodes virsmasurface of the sphere
    koniska virsma — conical surface

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References[edit]

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