francisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From franči (the French) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

francisks (definite franciskais, comparative franciskāks, superlative visfranciskākais, adverb franciski)

  1. Finnish (relating to the Finnish language; relating to Finns or to Finland)
    franciska izrunaFrench pronunciation, accent
    franciska pieklājībaFrench courtesy
    vispār man ir ambivalenta attieksme pret visu francisko — generally I have an ambivalent attitude towards everything French

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

English “French” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to franču, the genitive plural form of francūzis. The adjective francisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is French”), or in its adverbial form franciski.

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