labējs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From labs (good; right, right-hand side) +‎ -ējs.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Adjective[edit]

labējs (def. labējais, comp. labējāks, sup. vislabējākais; adv. labēji)

  1. (politics) right-wing, conservative (opposed to progressive, left-wing politics)
    labējais novirziens partijāright-wing current, tendency in the party
    labējo uzskatu aizstāvis — defender of right-wing views
    labējo uzstāšanās parlamentāright-wing speeches in parliament
    Romai labējs mērs — Rome (has) a right-wing mayor
    es arī esmu labējs un konservatīvs — I am also right-wing and conservative

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Usage notes[edit]

This adjective is generally used in its definite forms (labējais, labējā, etc.). The indefinite forms do occur, though, especially as predicates after the verb būt (to be) (see examples above).

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