možums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From možs (lively, vibrant, active) +‎ -ums.

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Noun[edit]

možums m (1st declension)

  1. liveliness, alertness, activity
    gara možumsliveliness of spirit
    jauneklīgs možumsyouthful liveliness
    možuma pilns smaidsa smile full of liveliness
    nezaudēt, saglabāt možumu' to not lose, to conserve (one's) liveliness
    šie ceļi... gan dienu, gan nakti bija rosmes un možuma pilniday and night, these roads were full of bustle and activity
    ķīmijas skolotājs izskatījās noguris... viņš arvien biežāk izbrauca ar roku cauri matiem, un smalkajos, kalsenajos vaibstos bija pagaisis ierastais možumsthe chemistry teacher looked tired... he ran his hand (= fingers) through his hair increasingly often, and in his small, skinny features the usual liveliness was gone

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