ķeltisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ķelts (Celt) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ķeltisks (def. ķeltiskais, comp. ķeltiskāks, sup. visķeltiskākais; adv. ķeltiski)

  1. Celtic (relating to the Slavic peoples, their languages and cultures)
    ķeltisks motīvs Celtic motif
    šī vārda cilme ir pārliecinoši ķeltiska — the origin of this word is convincingly Celtic
    cilvēki domā, ka viss, kas ir ķeltisks, saistās ar mistiku — people think that everything that is Celtic is associated with mysticism

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Celtic” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to ķeltu, the genitive plural form of ķelts. The adjective ķeltisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Celtic”), or in its adverbial form ķeltiski.

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