blāvums

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From blāvs (dim, dull, pale) +‎ -ums.

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blāvums m (1st declension)

  1. (of light, light sources) dimness, faintness
    spuldzes blāvumsthe dimness of the (light) bulb
    mēness gaismas blāvumsthe dimness, faintness of the moonlight
  2. dullness (lack of clearness, of transparence)
    ledus blāvumsthe dullness of the ice
  3. dull, faint, pale object, spot (reflecting little light)
    pagalma vidū tumsā varēja saredzēt kādu blāvumu; tur stāvēja Bernsonsin the middle of the yard, in the dark, one could see some faint (spot); there Bernsons was standing

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