ireāls

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Latin irreālis (unreal), adapted to fit Latvian patterns (suffix -āls).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Adjective[edit]

ireāls (def. ireālais, comp. ireālāks, sup. visireālākais; adv. ireāli)

  1. unreal (such that it isn't, cannot be real, in reality; imagined, made up, existing only in fantasy)
    pasaka ir literatūras žanrs, kur darbojas ireālas būtnes — fairy tales are the litearary genre which deals with unreal beings
    nākamās dienas darbā man šķita kaut kā ireālas: es gan cilāju dokumentus, rakstīju ar mašīnu... bet to visu it kā darīja kāds automāts — the following days at work seemed to me (like) something unreal: I lifted documents, typed... but everything was as if done by some machine

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