modrums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From modrs (vigilant, watchful, alert; busy, lively) +‎ -ums.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

modrums m (1st declension)

  1. vigilance, watchfulness, alertness (the state or quality of one who is vigilant, watchful, alert)
    suņa modrums viņu izglābathe dog's watchfulness, alertness saved him
  2. liveliness, activity (the state or quality of one who is active, busy, lively)
    vecumā viss modrums zūdin (old) age all liveliness disappears

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