skaidrums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skaidrs (clear) +‎ -ums.

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Noun[edit]

skaidrums m (1st declension)

  1. clearness (the quality of that which is clear, clean, transparent)
    bija piestājis snigt; rāms skaidrums un maigums pludoja apkārtit had stopped snowing; serene clearness and softness were flooding everywhere
    ūdens lāse, man savu skaidrumu dod, / lai varu es visu atspulgotwater drop, give me your clearness, / so that I can reflect everything
    viņa bija tikpat bāla un caurspīdīga kā agrāk; acis vizēja zilas, bet to eņģeliskais skaidrums bija zudisshe was so pale and trasnparent as before; (her) eyes shone blue, but that angelic clearness had disappeared
  2. clarity, clearness (the quality of that which is clear, easy to perceive, without impediments or errors)
    attēla skaidrumsthe clarity of the image
    izrunas skaidrumspronunciation clarity
    siltajā puskrēslā cilvēku sejas tagad varēja tikko saskaitīt, priekšmeti bija zaudējuši asās kontūras, mūzika - skaidrumuin the warm dusk people's faces now could barely be seen, objects had lost their sharp contours, music - its clearness
  3. (of sounds) clarity, clearness, sonorousness
    balss skaidrumsthe clarity, clearness, sonorousness of a voice

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