tīrīgums

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tīrīgs (cleanly) +‎ -ums (with tīrīgs from tīrs (clean) +‎ -īgs).

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tīrīgums m (1st declension)

  1. cleanliness, tidiness (the quality of one who is cleanly, who keeps him/herself clean)
    Ņikitina vērību saistīja indiešu tīrīgums, un viņš ar labpatiku atzīmē: “kad sēžas ēst, viņi nomazgā rokas, kājas un izskalo muti”Ņikitins' attention was captured to the Indians' cleanliness, and he notes with pleasure: “when they sit to eat, they wash their hands and their feet and rinse their mouths”

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