jaukums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jauks (nice, pleasant, pretty) +‎ -ums.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

jaukums m (1st declension)

  1. (usually in the singular) niceness, cuteness, pleasantness, prettiness (the quality of that which is nice, cute, pleasant, pretty)
    cilvēka jaukumsa person's niceness
    vasara ar savu jaukumu bija pagājusi un rudens ar savu svētību atnacissummer with its niceness, pleasantness was gone and autumn with its blessings had come
  2. pleasant thing, pleasure, amenity (something which causes pleasure, delight, joy)
    redzēt, skatīt jaukumusto see, look at pleasant, lovely things
    dabas jaukumithe pleasures of nature
    parkā bija daudz jaukumu: lieli, kupli koki, daudz puķu, daudz gaisa un arī saulein the park there were many amenities: large, full trees, many flowers, lots of air and also the sun

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