The Alternative Latvian Dictionary: daiļums

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Entry definition

daiļums etymology From daiļš + ums.
noun: {{lv-noun}}
  1. (usually, in the singular) beauty the quality of that which is beautiful daiļums un grācijabeauty and grace kustību daiļumsbeauty of movements, motion krāsu un līniju daiļumsbeauty of color and line daiļuma izpratne — understanding of beauty pilsētiņā, ir skvēri, ir puķes gar ietvēm... redzams, cilvēki te domā arī par daiļumu — in the little town there are sqaures, flowers along the sidewalks... clearly, people here think also about beauty
  2. (colloquial, usually plural) (women's) beautiful forms, charm Vallija apzinājās savu sievišķīgu pievilcību un to izmantoja; ieejot direktora kabinetā un izejot no tā, viņa koķeti gorījās, veikli parādīdama savus daiļumus — Vallija was aware of her female attractiveness and used it; while going into the director's office or coming out of it, she moved flirtatiously, showing her charms
Synonyms: glītums, skaistums, (poetic term) daile
antonyms:
  • neglītums

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