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 virsma‎ ― the Earth's surface
    Mēness virsmas veidojumi‎ ― Moon surface formations
    jūra, ūdens virsma‎ ― the surface of the sea, of the water
    spoguļa virsma‎ ― mirror surface
    jumta virsma‎ ― roof surface
    pulēta virsma‎ ― polished surface
    plakana virsma‎ ― flat surface
    virsmas slānis‎ ― surface layer
  2. (mathematics) surface (set of border points of a body)
    koordinātu virsmas‎ ― coordinate surfaces
    lodes virsma‎ ― surface of the sphere
    koniska virsma‎ ― conical 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