humoristisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From humorists (humorist) +‎ -isks (with humorists from humors (humor) +‎ -ists). Probably not derived as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from other European languages.

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humoristisks (def. humoristiskais, comp. humoristiskāks, sup. vishumoristiskākais; adv. humoristiski)

  1. humorous, humoristic (expressing humor; funny, comical)
    jautrus smieklus bērnos izraisīs humoristiskās poļu un japāņu pasakas — the humorous Polish and Japanese tales will cause merry laughter in the children
    avīzē sāka parādīties dažāda veida humoristiski un satīriski sacerējumi: feļetoni, pamfleti, parodijas, anekdotes — in the newspaper, humoristic and satirical compositions of various types began to apper: satire, pamphlets, parody, jokes
    daudzas precību dziesmas ir humoristiskas, pauž meitas vai mātes satraukumu, preciniekiem braucot — many marriage songs are humorous, (they) portray the troubles of mothers or daughters while going to the suitors (= future husbands)

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