bēdīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bēdas (sorrow, misery) +‎ -īgs.

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Adjective[edit]

bēdīgs (def. bēdīgais, comp. bēdīgāks, sup. visbēdīgākais; adv. bēdīgi)

  1. sad (having, feeling or expressing sorrow, sadness)
    būt, kļūt bēdīgam — to be, to become sad
    bēdīga balss, seja, sirdssad voice, face, heart
    bēdīgs viņš bija, bet raudāt neraudāja — he was sad, but he could not cry
  2. sad, apathetic, depressed (without vivacity, devoid of feeling)
    bet jēriņš bija un palida tāds bēdīgs — but the little lamb was and remained just as sad (despite her efforts to cheer him up)
    viņš mēģināja smaidīt, bet smaids iznāca bēdīgs — he tried to smile, but the smile came out sad
  3. poor, bad (in appearance)
    bēdīgs apģērbssad, poor outfit
    bēdīgs miteklissad, poor accommodations
  4. sad (associated with something bad (e.g., unhappiness, misfortune, loss); which causes sorrow; bad, unhappy, unpleasant)
    bēdīgs stāvoklis, liktenissad situation, fate
    bēdīga patiecībasad truth
    bēdīgas izredzessad prospects
    bēdīgas vēstissad news
    bēdīga pēcpusdienasad afternoon

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