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drosme

See also: drosmē

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dross (brave, sure, safe) +‎ -me (dross being a dialectal variant of drošs (brave, sure, safe)).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

  1. courage, bravery (character quality expressed in fearlessness in the presence of danger; the behavior it motivates)
    parādīt drosmi — to show courage
    zaudēt drosmi — to lose courage
    drosme atzīt savas kļūdas — the courage to admit one's mistakes
    drosmes pretstats bailes — the opposite of courage (is) fear

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “drošs” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7