mīlīgums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mīlīgs (lovely, nice) +‎ -ums (with mīlīgs from mīl(ēt) (to love) +‎ -īgs).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mīlīgums m (1st declension)

  1. lovingness, loveliness, pleasantness
    balss mīlīgumsthe loveliness of the voice
    istabas mīlīgumsthe pleasantness of the room
    laika, saules, vakara mīlīgumsthe loveliness, pleasantness of the weather, the sun, the evening
    saimniece paklepodama vēra durvis: ienāca visai vēlīgu seju un mīlīga, taisni kā pie savas pašas māsas... Osiene pazina to mīlīgumu un jau iepriekš sabožasthe hostess open the door coughing: she came in, with a face lovely and kind to all, just as if (she were talking) to her own sister... Osiene recognized this loveliness and became sullen in advance

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