dzeltenums

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Latvian[edit]

Olas dzeltenums

Etymology[edit]

From dzeltens (yellow) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

dzeltenums m (1st declension)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) yellow, yellowness (the quality of that which is yellow)
    vidū kļavas lapai dzeltenums spīdēja kā saule pusdienāin the middle of the maple leaves the yellow(ness) shone like the sun at noon
  2. yolk (the yellow part of an egg)
    olas dzeltenumsegg yolk
    dzeltenuma apvalksvitelline membrane (lit. yolk cover)
    olās B12 vitamīns ir koncentrēts galvenokārt olu dzeltenumāin eggs, vitamin B12 is concentrated mainly in the yolk

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