dzidrums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dzidrs (clear) +‎ -ums.

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dzidrums m (1st declension)

  1. clearness (the quality of that which is clear, shiny, transparent)
    gaisa dzidrumsthe clarity of the air
    visi nāca nogaršot ūdeni, slavēja tā vēsumu, dzidrumu un labo garšuall came to taste the water (and) praised its coolness, clearness and good taste
    pēc dzidruma pakāpes dzintaru iedala 5 pamattiposby degree of clearness, amber is classified into 5 basic types
    dzidrums tumšajās acīs neapdzisa arī tad, kad viņa tās nolaida zemākthe clarity in (her) dark eyes did not go out even when she lowered them
  2. (of colors) clearness, purity (lack of admixture of other colors)
    krāsu dzidrumscolor clearness, purity
  3. (of sounds) clarity, clearness, sonorousness, melodiousness
    balss dzidrumsthe clearness, sonorousness, melodiousness of a voice
    ko viņam palīdz tā valdzinošā saskaņa... tā dziedošā melodija, kas sasaista visas šķietamās disonanses; tas skanošais dzidrumshow this enchanting harmony helped him... this singing melody which connects all apparent dissonances; this sonorous clearness

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