valgans

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From valgs (humid, moist, damp) +‎ -gans.

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valgans (definite valganais, comparative valganāks, superlative visvalganākais, adverb valgani)

  1. humid, moist, damp (having absorbed or containing moisture or vapor, being covered by moisture)
    valgana zemehumid, moist earth
    valgans mālshumid, moist clay
    valgans vējšhumid, moist wind
    dzestrs un valgans gaisscool and humid air
    tēvs veda telīti saitē... gar jūrmalu, gar pašu ūdeni pa valgano smiltifather led the calf by a leash... along the seaside, along the water, on the humid sand
    ragavu dzelzs slīdēja pa mīksto, valgano snieguthe iron of the sledge slid over the soft, humid snow

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