salts

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts

  1. plural of salt

Verb[edit]

salts

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of salt

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts

  1. plural of salt

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts n

  1. genitive singular indefinite of salt

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts n

  1. indefinite genitive singular of salt

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the stem of the verb salt(to freeze), of which it was the past participle. Cognates include Lithuanian šáltas, Old Prussian salta (< *salts).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

salts (def. saltais, comp. saltāks, sup. vissaltākais; adv. salti)

  1. cold, frosty, freezing, frozen (having very low temperature)
    salts pavasaris‎ ― cold spring
    salta nakts‎ ― cold night
    zeme jau ir salta‎ ― the earth is already frozen
    viņa vaigi stinga saltajā ziemas gaisā‎ ― his cheeks were rigid in the freezing winter air
  2. cold (relating to the feelings caused by low temperatures)
    salti sviedri‎ ― cold sweat
    saltas tirpas noskrien pār visu ķermeni‎ ― a cold tingling ran over (his) whole body
    slapji cimdi iedzen visā ķermenī saltus drebuļus‎ ― wet gloves drove cold chills into (his) whole body
  3. (figuratively, of colors, states, situations, etc.) cold, uncomfortable, unpleasant
    salts baltums‎ ― cold white(ness)
    sirma dīzegle saltajā klusumā trīc‎ ― the gray fir tree trembled in the cold silence
  4. (of people, their behavior) cold (which shows no feelings, insensitive, unresponsive, unfriendly)
    salts egoisms, nicinājums‎ ― cold selfishness, contempt
    salts miers‎ ― cold piece, quiet
    virsnieka sejā izzuda saltā, nedzīvā izteiksme‎ ― on the officer's face the cold, lifeless expression disappeared
    salts, nekustīgs, nepieejams, viņš sēdēja ratos un gaidīja‎ ― cold, motionless, unapproachable, he sat in the cart and waited

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “salts”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Old Prussian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (manuscript forms:) salta

Adjective[edit]

salts m

  1. cold

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

salts

  1. indefinite genitive singular of salt