augsme

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See also: augsmē

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined in the 1900s, from aug(t) (to grow) +‎ -sme), by J. Pliekšāns (Rainis).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

augsme f (5th declension)

  1. (poetic) growth, development, blooming, blossoming
    pilsētas augsmethe growth, development of the city
    nacionālās literatūras augsmethe growth of national literature
    sekmēt jauno talantu augsmito promote the development of new talent
    parādot cilvēku raksturus, to augsmi, literatūra atspoguļo dzīves attīstības likumībasshowing human features (and) their growth, literature reflects the laws of development of life

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “augt”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN