See also: Drôme and drosmē

Contents

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

(file)

NounEdit

drosme f (5th declension)

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

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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