muļķīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From muļķis (stupid one) +‎ -īgs.

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muļķīgs (def. muļķīgais, comp. muļķīgāks, sup. vismuļķīgākais; adv. muļķīgi)

  1. (of people, also animals) stupid, foolish, dumb (not mentally well developed, lacking intelligence)
    labāk gudrs ienaidnieks neka muļķīgs draugs — better a wise enemy than a stupid friend
    viņa jutās muļķīga un provinciāla meitene, kas nav spējīga izprast, kurp virzītas šo cilvēku domas — she felt like a stupid, provincial girl, who is not able to understand where this person's thoughts are headed
    cik tak tāds suns muļķīgs! — how stupid is that dog!
  2. (of behavior) stupid, foolish, silly (typical of, expressing, lack of intelligence)
    muļķīgs skatiensstupid, foolish look
    muļķīgas izdarībasfoolish acts, behavior
  3. (of texts, words) stupid, foolish, silly (having content expressing, or typical of, lack of intelligence)
    muļķīgs joks, muļķīga anekdotesilly joke
    muļķīgas iedomasfoolish ideas, whims
    muļķīgas tenkasstupid gossip
    man sanāk dusmas, bet es neko neatbildu, gribēdams šo muļķīgo sarunu ātrāk izbeigt — I felt angry, but I didn't answer anything, wanting to finish this stupid conversation quickly
  4. (of actions, states) stupid (unpleasant, unwanted, inappropriate)
    muļķīga situācijastupid situation
    viņam pietika šīs muļķīgās dēkas — he had had enough of these stupid adventures

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