daiļums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From daiļš (beautiful, lovely) +‎ -ums.

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daiļums m (1st declension)

  1. (usually in the singular) beauty (the quality of that which is beautiful)
    daiļums un grācijabeauty and grace
    kustību daiļumsbeauty of movements, motion
    krāsu un līniju daiļumsbeauty of color and line
    daiļuma izpratne — understanding of beauty
    pilsētiņā, ir skvēri, ir puķes gar ietvēm... redzams, cilvēki te domā arī par daiļumu — in the little town there are sqaures, flowers along the sidewalks... clearly, people here think also about beauty
  2. (colloquial, usually plural) (women's) beautiful forms, charms
    Vallija apzinājās savu sievišķīgu pievilcību un to izmantoja; ieejot direktora kabinetā un izejot no tā, viņa koķeti gorījās, veikli parādīdama savus daiļumus — Vallija was aware of her female attractiveness and used it; while going into the director's office or coming out of it, she moved flirtatiously, showing her charms

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