japānisks

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From japānis (Japanese) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

japānisks (def. japāniskais, comp. japāniskāks, sup. visjapāniskākais; adv. japāniski)

  1. Japanese (relating to the Japanese language; relating to Japanese people or to Japan)
    japānisks pavasara motīvsJapanese spring motif
    dārziņš ir tipiski japānisks — the little garden is typically Japanese

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

English “Japanese” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to japāņu, the genitive plural form of japānis. The adjective japānisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Japanese”), or in its adverbial form japāniski.

Related terms[edit]