gardums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gards (delicious) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

gardums m (1st declension)

  1. tasty food or drink; a culinary treat, delight
    kā var atraidīt tādu gardumu kā tīru rudzu maizi?how can one reject such a treat as pure rye bread?
    no medus izgatavo dažādus gardumus: cepumus, konfektes, dzērienus...from honey (one) makes several treats: cookies, candy, drinks...
    uz galda starp parastajiem pavasara gardumiem: salātiem, redīsiem, burkāniņiem un citiem dārzājiem, ir arī dateles, apelsīni un mandarīnion the table, among the usual spring treats: lettuce, radishes, carrots and other vegetables, there are also dates, oranges, and tangerines
  2. (usually in the singular) tastiness, deliciousness (the quality of that which is tasty, delicious)
    ēdiena gardumsthe tastiness, deliciousness of the food

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