garums

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

garums

  1. plural of garum

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From garš (long) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

garums m (1st declension)

  1. length (distance from one end to the other)
    ceļa, upes garumspath, river length
    svārku garumsskirt length
    auguma garumsheight (lit. height length)
    garuma mērvienībasunit of length
  2. (geography) longitude (distance in degrees between a given place and the prime meridian)
    ģeogrāfiskais garumslongitude (lit. geographic length)
    austrumu garumsEast longitude
    rietumu garumsWest longitude
  3. (of texts, words, etc.) length, size
    romāna garumsthe length of the novel
    vārda garumsthe length of the word
    vēstules garumsthe length of the letter, message
  4. (of a time period, e.g., the time taken by a given action or activity) length
    nakts garumsthe length of the night
    sarunas garumsthe length of the conversation
  5. (phonetics, phonology) length (longer pronunciation of a vowel or consonant)
    patskaņa garumu apzīmē ar svītru virs attiecīgā burtavowel length is marked with a bar above the corresponding letter
  6. (instrumental, with viss) maximum length
    izstiept kājas visā garumāto stretch out (one's) legs to full (lit. all) length (= as far as possible)

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