interesants

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing, ultimately from the present participle of Latin interesse (to concern; to make a difference), probably via other European language (e.g., German interessant, or French intéressant).

Adjective[edit]

interesants (def. interesantais, comp. interesantāks, sup. visinteresantākais; adv. interesanti)

  1. interesting (that which causes interest)
    interesants stāsts, referātsinteresting story, report
    interesanta sarunainteresting conversation
    interesanti cilvēkiinteresting people
    kur vien man gadījās nokļūt, visattālākajās pasaules malās, visur atradu priekšā labus un interesantus ļaudis — wherever I happened to go, (even) to the most distant corners of the world, everywhere I found good and interesting people
    visinteresantākā bija dzīvojamā māja; tas bija īsts arhitektūras brīnums — the most interesting was the residential building; it was a true architectural marvel
    saistošs stāstījums par interesantu notikumu aizvien spēj saistīt klausītāju uzmanību — adding an interesting event (= anecdote) to the presentation, one succeeds in holding the attention of the audience

Declension[edit]