plikums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pliks ‎(naked) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

plikums m (1st declension)

  1. nakedness, nudity
    pilnīgs plikums — complete, full nudity
    viņi izklaidējās, vērojot, kā izģērbjas un saģērbjas peldētājas, bet plikuma te bija tik daudz un kautrības tik maz, ka drīz vien arī tas kļuva neinteresanti — they had fun watching the female swimmers dress and undress, but there was so much nudity and so little modesty that it soon became uninteresting
  2. baldness, bald spot
    mati gludi nosukāti, nelielais plikums pakausī spīdēja balti un svinīgi — his hair smoothly brushed, the small bald spot on the back of his head shone white and solemn
  3. being leafless
    rudenīgs koku plikums — the nudity (= leaflessness) of autumn trees
  4. (of a room) being empty, unfurnished
    nemīlīgs telpu plikums — the nudity (= emptiness) of the bleak room

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