miglains

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From migla (fog, mist) +‎ -ains.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mi‧glains

Adjective[edit]

miglains (def. miglainais, comp. miglaināks, sup. vismiglainākais; adv. miglaini)

  1. (weather) foggy, misty, hazy (having fog, mist, haze)
    miglains laiksfoggy weather
    miglains rīts, vakarsfoggy morning, evening
    miglaina diena, naktsfoggy day, night
    miglains giassfoggy, misty air
  2. (of places) foggy, misty (characterized by constant, frequent foggy, misty weather)
    miglains purvsmisty, foggy swamp
    miglaina ielejamisty, foggy valley
  3. (of the sun) hazy (obscured by fog, mist)
    miglaina saulehazy sun
  4. (of eyes, look) hazy (dull, not shiny, not clear)
    zvejas vīra skatiens kļuva miglains kā pēc stiprāka dzēriena malka — the fisherman's look became hazy as a result of a shot of strong drink
  5. (of images) hazy, blurry (unclear, not sharp, not clearly visible)
    miglains fotoattēlsblurry photo
  6. hazy, unclear, faded (visually vague, without sharp contours, perhaps because of vision problems)
    redzēt miglainus burtus — to see hazy, blurry, faded letters
  7. (of light) faint
    aiz logiem bija pelēka, miglaina gaismiņa — behind the windows was a gray, hazy, faint light
  8. (figuratively, of topics, ideas, thoughts) hazy, unclear, poorly defined, not concrete}}
    miglainas idejashazy, foggy, unclear ideas
    miglains priekšstatsburry picture
    viņa atbildes ir miglainas, bez konkrēta satura — his answers are unclear, without concrete content

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