dānisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dānis (Danish) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

dānisks (def. dāniskais, comp. dāniskāks, sup. visdāniskākais; adv. dāniski)

  1. Danish (relating to the Danish language; relating to Danes or to Denmark)
    īsts dānisks bārs, pilns ar vietējiem džekiem — a real Danish bar, full of local guys
    kas vēl dāņiem šķiet tik dānisks, ka kļuvis par kanonu? — what seems so Danish to the Danes that it has become canon(ical)?

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Danish” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to dāņu, the genitive plural form of dānis. The adjective dānisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Danish”), or in its adverbial form dāniski.

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