greznība

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From grezns (luxurious) +‎ -ība.

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Noun[edit]

greznība f (4th declension)

  1. luxury (the quality of that which is luxurious, luxuriant)
    sevišķa greznība galmā bija Katrīnas II laikā, kuras “vājība” bija briljanti — there was special luxury in court during the time of Ekaterina II, whose “weakness” were brilliants
    lielpilsētu dzīve un bagātības ap viņām meitenēm kūso un mirdz greznībā un pārpilnībā — the metropolitan life and wealth around the girls sparkles and shines in luxury and abundance
  2. (colloquial) extravagance
    lieka greznība — superfluous extravagance, luxury
    tādas lietas ir tīrā greznība — such things are pure luxury (i.e., superfluous)

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