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From Proto-Balto-Slavic *źeimāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰéy-m-, *ǵʰi-m- (“winter; snow”). Some researches suggest that this stem may have originally meant “(cold) rain period” (cf. Hittite gimmanza (“winter”), he(y)u (“rain”) and Sanskrit हेमन्तः (hemantáḥ, “winter”), हिमः (himaḥ, “cold, frost, snow”)). Cognates include Lithuanian žiemà, Old Prussian semo ([zemo]), Old Church Slavonic зима (zima), Russian зима (zimá), Belarusian зіма (zimá), Ukrainian зима (zymá), зіма (zimá), Bulgarian зима (zíma), Czech, Polish zima, Sanskrit हेमन्तः (hemantáḥ, “winter”), Ancient Greek χεῖμα (kheîma), Latin hiems, Ossetian зям (zjam).

  1. winter (season of the year between autumn and spring, from December 23 to March 22 in the Northern Hemisphere, characterized by the lowest yearly temperatures)
    auksta, barga ― cold, harsh
    maiga ― mild
    bezsniega ― snowless
    iestājas winter has begun
    vakars ― evening, night
    nākamajā ― (in) next
    dziļa ― winter (i.e., with a lot of snow)
    saulgrieži ― solstice
    pēc garās , kas bija sākusies novembrī un vēl aprīlī negribēja aiziet, atnāca pavasaris, jo nav tādas , kurai reiz nesekotu pavasaris ― after a long that had started in November and in April still didn't want to go, came spring, because there is no such thing as which is not followed by spring
  2. (in the genetive, used adjectivally) winter, typical of winter, used in winter
    svētki ― Christmas (lit. holiday, festival)
    dārzs ― garden (a room for plants in the house)
    guļa ― hibernation (lit. sleep)
    sports ― sports
    olimpiskās spēles ― olympic games
    mētelis ― coat
    riepas ― tires (for driving on snow or ice)
    kvieši ― wheat (sown in autumn, mature the next year)
    āboli ― apples (those that mature in autumn)
    apaudzis biezu spalvu, suns izskatījās lielāks nekā toreiz, kad mežā to atstāja likteņā ziņā ― having grown a thick fur, the dog looked bigger than the time when he was left to his fate in the forest

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Past life for Ziema born Nov 21, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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