bosnisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bosn(ija) (Bosnia) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

bosnisks (def. bosniskais, comp. bosniskāks, sup. visbosniskākais; adv. bosniski)

  1. Bosnian (relating to the Bosnian language; relating to Bosnians or to Bosnia; relating to Bosniaks and their people)
    es runāju “bosniski”, jo es esmu strādājusi Sarajevā — I speak Bosnian because I have worked in Sarajevo

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

English “Bosnian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to bosniešu, the genitive plural form of bosnietis. The adjective bosnisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Bosnian”), or in its adverbial form bosniski.

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