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See also: salnā and saļņa

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Salna

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the verb salt (to freeze), with an extra suffix -nā-. Historically (and dialectally), salna was often used to mean the same as sarma or sals.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

salna f (4th declension)

  1. (weather) light frost, especially in spring or winter, with temperatures below 0°C at night
    pavasara salnaspring frost
    salna nokodusi puķesfrost bitten flowers
    augļu dārzu aizsardzība pret salnāmorchard protection against frost
  2. thin layer of ice crystals that form under such low temperatures
    balta salna klāj zāliwhite forst covered the grass

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AdjectiveEdit

salna

  1. genitive singular masculine form of salns
  2. nominative singular feminine form of salns

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “salna”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN