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EtymologyEdit

From nespodrs (dull, lackluster) +‎ -ums (with nespodrs from ne- +‎ spodrs (shiny, glossy, clean)).

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nespodrums m (1st declension)

  1. (only singular) dulness, lack of shininess
    sejas, ādas nespodrumsfacial, skin discoloration (lit. dullness)
    kaut gan iepriekš tika pārmests Brīvības pieminekļa zvaigžņu nespodrums, Ēriks Škapars atzina, ka spožums atkarīgs no tā, kādā leņķī tās apspīd saulealthough the dullness (= tarnish) of the Freedom monument stars (= tarnish) had been previously criticized, Ēriks Škapars admitted that the shininess depended on the angle on which the sun shines on them
  2. dull, lackluster object or spot
    ja būs konstatētas skrambas, plaisas, nespodrumi vai citi aizsardzības stikla bojājumi, mainīt stiklu uz jaunuif scratches, cracks, dull spots or other damage to the protection glass are found, (please) replace the glass with a new one

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