aziātisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aziāts (Asian) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

aziātisks (def. aziātiskais, comp. aziātiskāks, sup. visaziātiskākais; adv. aziātiski)

  1. Asian, Asiatic (relating to Asia and its peoples)
    aziātiskās izcelsmes cilvēki — people of Asian origin
    aziātiskais draudzības veids — the Asian kind of friendship
    aziātiska domāšanaAsian thinking
    nosaukums izklausās aziātisks — the name (of this idea) sounds Asian

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Asian” or “Asiatic” as an attributive adjective usually corresponds in Latvian to Āzijas, the genitive singular form of Āzija, or to aziāšu, the genitive plural form of aziāts. The adjective aziātisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Asian”), or in its adverbial form aziātiski.

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