abažūrs

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Latvian[edit]

Abažūri

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from French abat-jour.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

abažūrs m (1st declension)

  1. lampshade (a cover for a lamp, used to decrease the intensity of the light or to change its directionality)
    stāvlampas abažūrsa lampshade for a floor lamp
    zīda, papira abažūrssilk, paper lampshade
    lai uguns nespīdētu acīs, Purēns nolaida spuldzei priekšā abažūruso that the fire (= light) doesn't shine in the eyes, Purēns lowered a lampshade on the light bulb
    dzeltenais elektriskās lampas abažūrs meta ļoti vieglu un priecīgu gaismua yellow lampshade for electric lamps produces very comfortable, pleasant light

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Further reading[edit]

  • abažūrs in some Latvian dictionary at tezaurs.lv