aukstums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From auksts(cold) +‎ -ums.

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Noun[edit]

aukstums m (1st declension)

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

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