# īsums

## LatvianEdit

### EtymologyEdit

### NounEdit

**īsums** m (*1st declension*)

- (chiefly in the singular) shortness (the quality of that which is short)
*malkas šķilu*— the**īsums****shortness**of a woodchip*pasakas*— the**īsums****shortness**,**conciseness**of the story*ziemas dienu*— the**īsums****shortness**of winter days*sarunas*— the**īsums****shortness**,**conciseness**of the conversation*mūža*— the**īsums****shortness**of life*patskaņa*— vowel**īsums****shortness**(i.e., the quality of a short vowel)

- (locative singular, used adverbially) in short, briefly
*viņš*— he**īsumā**pastāstīja savus piedzīvojumus**briefly**(lit. in**shortness**) told his experiences

#### DeclensionEdit

Declension of

*īsums*(1st declension)singular (vienskaitlis) | plural (daudzskaitlis) | |
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nominative (nominatīvs) | īsums |
— |

accusative (akuzatīvs) | īsumu | — |

genitive (ģenitīvs) | īsuma | — |

dative (datīvs) | īsumam | — |

instrumental (instrumentālis) | īsumu | — |

locative (lokatīvs) | īsumā | — |

vocative (vokatīvs) | īsum | — |