nebēdnība

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nebēdnība f (4th declension)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) mischievousness, naughtiness, playfulness
    laipnā, sirsnīgā literatūras skolotāja atnes burtnīcas ar senām kāzu dziesmām: nebēdnība tur svijusies ar skumjām, prieks ar asarām — the kind, sincere literature teacher brought notebooks with old wedding songs: there mischievousness is intertwined with sadness, joy with tears
  2. naughty, playful action; prank, joke; naughty behavior
    jautru vīru pulkā kapteinis gatavs arī uz nebēdnībām — among the cheerful troops the captain was also ready for pranks
    bet jaunība ari varonim ir jaunība, un tāpat gadījās pastrādāt kādu nebēdnību; komandieris ļoti labi saprata savus padotos un par nevainīgām draiskulībām viņus tikai labsirdīgi norāja — but youth is still youth even to a hero, and so it can do also playful behavior; the commander understood his subordinates very well, and for their innocent pranks he only scolded them good-naturedly

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