skūpsts

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Latvian[edit]

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Skūpsts
Skūpsts

Etymology[edit]

From the same stem as the verb skūpstīt (to kiss) (q.v.), made into a masculine first-declension noun; probably a back-formation.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skūpsts m (1st declension)

  1. kiss (a touch with the lips, used to express love, friendship, respect, devotion)
    viegls skūpsts' light kiss
    vēss skūpstscold kiss
    draudzīgs skūpsts friendly kiss
    karsts skūpsts hot kiss
    kvēls, kaislīgs skūpstspassionate kiss
    mainīt skūpstusto exchange kisses
    tajā vakarā viņš izprata, kas ir mīļotas meitenes skūpststhat night he understood what is the kiss of a beloved girl
    Justs acumirklī apklusināja Skaidrīti ar skūpstuJusts instantly silenced Skaidrīte with a kiss

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References[edit]

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