See also: Drôme and drosmē

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EtymologyEdit

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

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drosme f (5th declension)

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