britisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From brits (Briton) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

britisks (def. britiskais, comp. britiskāks, sup. visbritiskākais; adv. britiski)

  1. British (relating to the United Kingdom; relating to British people)
    Hērsts ir ļoti britisks mākslinieks — Hērsts (Hirst) is a very British artist
    kas tur britisks? — what (is) British in there?

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Usage notes[edit]

English “British” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to britu, the genitive plural form of brits. The adjective britisks is more commonly used as a predicate (“this is British”).

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