dārgums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dārgs (expensive, dear) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

dārgums m (1st declension)

  1. (only singular) expensiveness, costliness, cost (syn. dārdzība)
    preču dārgumsthe cost of goods
    auduma dārgumsthe cost, expensiveness of cloth, fabric
  2. (only plural) treasure, riches, precious objects
    dārgumu glabātavatreasure repository
    zemes dzīlēs apslēptie dārgumitreasures hidden in the depths of the earth
    literatūras dārgumu krātuveliterary treasure chest
    zelta sprādzes, kakla rotas, gredzeni un citi dārgumigolden buckles, necklaces, rings and other precious objects
  3. (figuratively, usually singular) treasure (that which is especially important, dear to someone)
    vienīgais dārgums(one's) only treasure
    glabāt kā vislielāko dārgumuto keep (something) as (one's) greatest treasure

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