izdarīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From izdar(īt) (to perform, to carry out) +‎ -īgs (with izdarīt from iz- +‎ darīt (to do, to make)).

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izdarīgs (def. izdarīgais, comp. izdarīgāks, sup. visizdarīgākais; adv. izdarīgi)

  1. (of people) able, capable, active, energetic, diligent, efficient (not lazy, who carries out work to completion; also, that which expresses such qualities)
    katru dienu jāseko, lai būtu kārtība, lai darbinieces būtu laipnas un izdarīgas — every day one should make sure that there is order, that the (female) employees are friendly and efficient
    izdarīgā un naskā meitene ātri vien apguva profesiju — the diligent and agile girl quickly learned the profession
    viņai pēkšņi likās, ka tas izdarīgais puisis, kurš nebaidījās neviena darba, nav nemaz tik liels un spēcīgs — it suddenly seemed to her that that efficient, diligent boy who was not afraid of any work was not so big and strong
    cienīgi izdarīgā gaitā pie galdiņa pienāk mirdzošs viesmīlis — in a respectably diligent pace the shining (= friendly) waiter came to the table

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