aukstums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From auksts (cold) +‎ -ums.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aukstums m (1st declension)

  1. cold (the quality, the fact of something, or the surroundings, being cold)
    ledains aukstumsicy cold
    trīcēt no aukstumato shiver from the cold
    pierast pie aukstumato get used to the cold
    uznāca aukstumsthe cold (= cold weather) has come
    nolikt ēdienu aukstumāto put food in the cold (= a cold place)
    tuvojas aukstuma vilnis no ziemeļiema cold front is approaching from the north
  2. cold (sensation caused by low temperature; chills)
    aukstums pārskrēja pār kauliemthe cold ran through (someone's) bones
  3. coldness (a dry, detached, unresponsive attitude)
    just drauga balsī aukstumuto feel coldness in a friend's voice
    viņš šajās acīs bieži pamanīja aukstumuhe often noticed cold/coldness in those eyes

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