nebēdniece

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nebēda (carefreeness) +‎ -niece (with nebēda from ne- +‎ bēda (sorrow, misfortune)), or nebēdnieks (naughty, mischievous one) +‎ -e (fem.) (the latter with palatalization of k to c).

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nebēdniece f (5th declension, masculine form: nebēdnieks)

  1. naughty, mischievous, playful girl
    Kad es biju jauna meita, es biju liela nebēdniece: puisi ar kāju nospārdīju, suni ar kaulu nomētāju — when I was a young girl, I was a naughty one: I used to kick the boys and throw bones at dogs

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