pergamentpapīrs

LatvianEdit

 
Pergamentpapīrs

EtymologyEdit

From pergaments (parchment) +‎ papīrs (paper).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pɛɾɡamɛntpapiːɾ]
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NounEdit

pergamentpapīrs m (1st declension)

  1. parchment paper, wax paper (a special kind of paper treated with hydrochloric acid so as not to let fat or humidity pass through and used mostly for wrapping)
    ietīt sviestu pergamentpapīrāto wrap butter in wax paper
    var rasēt arī uz caurspīdīga pergamentpapīrā... te atkal cits trūkums: locījumu vietās papīrs lūstyou can draw/trace it also on translucent wax paper... there again there is one drawback: the paper breaks where it folds

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