vēsums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vēss (cool) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

vēsums m (1st declension)

  1. cool, coolness (the quality of that which is cool; moderately low temperature)
    nākts vēsumsthe coolness of the night
    no zemes plūst vēsumsfrom the earth flows, radiates coolness
    drebēt vakara vēsumāto shiver in the evening cool
  2. cool place
    masu patur vēsumāthe dough was kept in the cool (= refrigerated)
  3. cool, cold (feeling caused by moderately low air temperature)
    vēsuma sajūtaa cool sensation, a sensation of coolness
  4. reticent, relatively unresponsive behavior
    Imanta dedzība nekad nespēja atkausēt Ritas iekšējo vēsumuImants' ardor could not thaw Rita's inner cool, coldness

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