komisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages (cf German komisch, French comique), ultimately a borrowing from Latin comicus, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek κωμικός (kōmikós), adapted to fit Latvian patterns ( +‎ -isks).

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komisks (def. komiskais, comp. komiskāks, sup. viskomiskākais; adv. komiski)

  1. comical (expressing facts, ideas, etc. in a humorous, mocking way; typical of comedy)
    komisks sižetscomical story, plot
    komiska lomacomical role
    komiskā operacomical opera (with a satirical plot)
  2. humorous, funny (expressing humor; causing laugh)
    komiska situācijacomical, funny situation
    komisks pārpratumscomical misunderstanding
    komisks žestscomical gesture
    tēvs mēģināja paskatīties uz visu šo notikumu it kā no malas, kā neitrāls novērotājs, un neviļus pasmējās, jo te bija arī daudz komiska — father tried to look at this event as if from the side, like a neutral observer, and he laughed involuntarily, because there was in it also a lot of comedy (lit. a lot of comical)

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