īpašības vārds

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Etymology[edit]

Literally “quality/property word,” a calque of German Eigenschaftswort coined by J. Neikens in 1850 and accepted by A. Kronvalds.[1]

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Noun[edit]

īpašības vārds m (1st declension)

  1. (grammar) adjective (a word used to qualify or modify a noun)
    īpašības vārdi ir patstāvīgi vārdi, kas nosauc priekšmetu pazīmesadjectives are independent words that designate the features of an object

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “īpašs” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7