bēdīgums

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From bēdīgs (sad) +‎ -ums (with bēdīgs from bēda (sorrow, misery) +‎ -īgs).

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bēdīgums m (1st declension)

  1. sadness (the quality of one who is sad, of something that expresses sad feelings)
    meitenes bēdīgumsthe girl's sadness
    balss bēdīgumsthe sadness of (that) voice
  2. poor, bad appearance
    Jaunsudrabiņš atceras mājas, kur viņš aiziet ar māti pēc tēva nāves: “vieta un apkārtne līdz bēdīgumam nabadzīga”Jaunsudrabiiņš remembers the house where he and his mother went (to live) after (his) father's death: “the place and its surroundings (is) poor to the point of sadness, squalor
  3. sadness, misfortune, need
    stāvokļa bēdīgumsthe sadness, misfortune of (such a) state, situation

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