silts

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silts

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

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Etymology[edit]

From the (intransitive) verb silt(to warm up, to grow warm) (q.v.), of which it is the past participle.[1]

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Adjective[edit]

silts (def. siltais, comp. siltāks, sup. vissiltākais; adv. silti)

  1. warm (with moderately high, generally pleasant temperature)
    silts lietus, vējš‎ ― warm rain, wind
    silta krāsns‎ ― warm oven
    silti garaiņi‎ ― warm vapor
    silta roka, elpa‎ ― warm hand, breath
    silta maize‎ ― warm (i.e., freshly made) bread
    silts piens‎ ― warm (i.e., freshly drawn) milk
    siltais avots‎ ― warm spring
    piecpadsmit grādu silts ūdens‎ ― 15°C (59°C) (warm) water
  2. (of places, time periods) warm (characterized by moderately high, usually pleasant, air temperatures)
    silts rudens, ziema, oktobris‎ ― warm autumn, winter, October
    silts rīts, vakars‎ ― warm morning, evening
    silta istaba‎ ― warm room
  3. (of sources of heat) warm (irradiating a moderate, usually pleasant, amount of heat)
    silta uguns‎ ― warm fire
    silta pavasara saule‎ ― warm spring sun
  4. (of body or bodily feelings) warm (relating to a feeling of warmth)
    man kļūst tik silti‎ ― I am getting so warm
    vecais vīrs jūt siltu vilni krūtīs‎ ― the old man felt a warm wave in his chest
  5. (of colors) warm (reflecting the feeling of warmth and comfort of the surroundings)
    kabinetā bija sārti brūnas, siltas krāsas mēbeles‎ ― in the office there was reddish brown, warm-colored furniture
  6. (of sounds) warm (pleasant to hear)
    silta balss‎ ― a warm voice
  7. (of clothes) warm (offering good protection against the cold)
    silts mētelis‎ ― warm coat
    silta cepure‎ ― warm hat
    silta veļa‎ ― warm clothes
    siltas zeķes‎ ― warm socks
  8. warm (ready to be used, at the right temperature for use)
    siltie ēdieni‎ ― warm food, dishes
    siltās brokastis‎ ― warm breakfast
    siltais galds‎ ― warm table (i.e., with warm food)
    siltās kompresses, peldes‎ ― warm compresses, baths
  9. (of people, their behavior) warm (empathetic, kind, friendly, warm-hearted)
    silts cilvēks‎ ― warm human being
    silts skatiens, smaids‎ ― warm look, smile
    silti vārdi, sveicieni‎ ― warm words, greetings
    silta pateicība‎ ― warm thanks

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References[edit]

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