virsma

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Latvian[edit]

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 virsma on Latvian Wikipedia
Koniska virsma (2)

Etymology[edit]

A new, 20th-century derivation, from virsa. This word was criticized by J. Endzelīns.[1]

Noun[edit]

virsma f (4th declension)

  1. surface (outer layer of an object)
    Zemes virsmathe Earth's surface
    Mēness virsmas veidojumiMoon surface formations
    jūra, ūdens virsmathe surface of the sea, of the water
    spoguļa virsmamirror surface
    jumta virsmaroof surface
    pulēta virsmapolished surface
    plakana virsmaflat surface
    virsmas slānissurface layer
  2. (mathematics) surface (set of border points of a body)
    koordinātu virsmascoordinate surfaces
    lodes virsmasurface of the sphere
    koniska virsmaconical surface

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References[edit]

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