imbecils

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately a borrowing from Latin imbēcillus (weak, feeble) (literally “without a staff”), probably via some other European language.

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imbecils (def. imbecilais, comp. imbecilāks, sup. visimbecilākais; adv. imbecili)

  1. imbecile (having serious problems in mental development)
    imbecils bērnsimbecile child
  2. (colloquial, offensive) stupid, fool
    es arī esmu imbecils — I am an imbecile, too
    tu esi acīmredzami imbecils — you are obviously an imbecile

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