krievisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From krievs (Russian) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Adjective[edit]

krievisks (def. krieviskais, comp. krieviskāks, sup. viskrieviskākais; adv. krieviski)

  1. Russian (relating to the Russian language; relating to Russians or to Russia)
    krievisks ornamentsRussian ornament

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Russian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to krievu, the genitive plural form of krievs. The adjective krievisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Russian”), or in its adverbial form krieviski.

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