ērtība

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See also: ērtībā

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ērts (comfortable, convenient) +‎ -ība.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ērtība f (4th declension)

  1. comfort, convenience (quality or state of that which is comfortable, convenient)
    mūsu rezidentu ērtība ir mūsu prioritāte — the comfort, convenience of our residents is our priority
    projektējot jauno sporta bāzi, daudz domāts par sportistu ērtībām un higiēnu — while planning the new sports center, a lot of thought was given to the athletes' comfort and hygiene
  2. comfort, convenience (something which provides comfort or convenience, which is comfortable or convenient)
    dzīvoklis ar visām ērtībām — an apartment with every convenience
    dzīves ērtības nepadara cilvēku sliktāku — the comforts of life don't make a person worse

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The plural forms are more often used than the singular ones in all senses; the singular forms, however, do sometimes occur.