sāļums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sāļš (salty) +‎ -ums.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sāļums m (1st declension)

  1. salinity, saltiness (the quality of that which is salty or contains salt)
    ūdens sāļumswater salinity
    augsnes sāļumssoil salinity
    es gan to gaļu nomērcēju, bet, kad ir stipri sasālīta, nevar dabūt sāļumu nostI (can) season this meat, but, when it is strongly salted, it is not possible to get the saltiness off (of it)

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