gluži

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Latvian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gluži

  1. (dialectal form) nominative plural masculine form of glužs

Adverb[edit]

gluži

  1. (dialectal form) smooth, smoothly; adverbial form of glužs
  2. (in the standard language) quite, very; completely
    gluži labiquite well
    gluži vienkāršiquite simply
    gluži pareiziquite correctly
    gluži jauns tērpsquite new suit
    gluži jauns izskats — a completely new look
    gluži otrādicompletely different(ly), on the contrary
    gluži nejauši satiku drauguquite by accident I met a friend
    nejūtos gluži vesels — I don't feel completely healthy
    viņš gluži labi zināja, ka viņš nesapņoja — he knew very well that he wasn't dreaming
    sāku lūkoties uz tēvu gluži citādām acīm — I started looking at father with completely new eyes (= from a new perspective)
  3. (in the standard language) precisely, exactly
    tagad viņi nopirka gluži tādas pašas kurpes, tikai numuru lielākas — now they bought exactly the same shoes, only one number larger
    “ak tā, mēs gudrosim likumību un ļausim graudiem izbirt!”' Mirdza iekaisa... “gluži tā nav,” Elza centās Mirdzu nomierināt — “oh, we thought about the law and let the grains fall off!” Mirdza said excitedly... “that is not exact,” Elza tried to calm Mirdza down

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