auglīgs

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Etymology[edit]

From auglis (fruit) +‎ -īgs.

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auglīgs (def. auglīgais, comp. auglīgāks, sup. visauglīgākais; adv. auglīgi)

  1. (of plants, plantations) fertile, fruitful, productive (which grows quickly, which thrives; from which one obtains a good harvest)
    auglīga zemeņu šķirnefertile, fruitful strawberry variety
    bieži redzami kilometriem gari, auglīgi vīna dārzi — often visible (were) kilometer-long, productive vineyards
  2. fertile, fruitful (which helps, favors growth, productivity)
    auglīga zemefertile land
    auglīga vasarafertile summer
    auglīgs lietusfertile rain
    auglīgi vējifertile winds
    auglīga ielejafertile valley
    nakts bija itin silta, klusa un auglīga — the night was quite warm, silent and fruitful, fertile
  3. (figuratively) fruitful, fertile (which favors the development of some process or event; which yields good, valuable results)
    auglīga domafruitful thought
    auglīgs darbsfruitful, productive work
    auglīgs ierosinājumsfruitful, productive suggestion
    šāda koopēracija ir auglīga — this kind of coopertation is fruitful
    mūsu kultūra augusi un veidojusies krievu kultūras auglīgajā ietekmē — our culture grew and formed itself under the fruitful, fertile influence of the Russian culture

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