īsums
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LatvianEdit
EtymologyEdit
NounEdit
īsums m (1st declension)
 (chiefly in the singular) shortness (the quality of that which is short)

malkas šķilu īsums ― the shortness of a woodchip

pasakas īsums ― the shortness, conciseness of the story

ziemas dienu īsums ― the shortness of winter days

sarunas īsums ― the shortness, conciseness of the conversation

mūža īsums ― the shortness of life

patskaņa īsums ― vowel shortness (i.e., the quality of a short vowel)

 (locative singular, used adverbially) in short, briefly

viņš īsumā pastāstīja savus piedzīvojumus ― he briefly (lit. in shortness) told his experiences

DeclensionEdit
Declension of īsums (1st declension)
singular (vienskaitlis)  plural (daudzskaitlis)  

nominative (nominatīvs)  īsums  — 
accusative (akuzatīvs)  īsumu  — 
genitive (ģenitīvs)  īsuma  — 
dative (datīvs)  īsumam  — 
instrumental (instrumentālis)  īsumu  — 
locative (lokatīvs)  īsumā  — 
vocative (vokatīvs)  īsums  — 