neparastums

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From neparasts (uncommon, unusual) +‎ -ums, with neparasts from ne- +‎ parasts (normal, ordinary, usual), parasts being the past participle of the verb parast (to get used to), from pa- +‎ rast (to find).

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NounEdit

neparastums m (1st declension)

  1. uncommonness, uncommonness, extraordinariness, abnormality (the quality or state of that which is uncommon, unusual, extraordinary, not normal)
    Astrīda bija pārsteigta: vai tas vairs ir mierīgais Ģirts?... neparastums Astrīdu apmulsinājaAstrīda was surprised: is that still the peaceful Ģirts?... (his) unusualness puzzled Astrīda
    šī sieviete melna tērpā, izskatījās tāda, kādu reti gadās redzēt, un ar savu neparastumu man izjauca visu vasaras atpūtuthis woman in a black dress looked like the kind one rarely sees, and with her unusualness she threw my whole spring holiday into confusion

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