nemantīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ne- +‎ mantīgs (wealthy) (with mantīgs from manta ((valuable) property) +‎ -īgs).

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Adjective[edit]

nemantīgs (def. nemantīgais, comp. nemantīgāks, sup. visnemantīgākais; adv. nemantīgi)

  1. poor (having few or no means of subsistence, with low or no income)
    nemantīgi ļaudispoor people
    viņš piedzima nemantīga ģimene, auga starp strādniekiem — he belonged to a poor family, (he) grew among workers
    arī “Vientuļajā priedē” komponists palicis uzticīgs savai koncepcijai par cilvēka vientulību mantīgo un nemantīgo sabiedrībā — also in “The Lonely Pine” the composer remained true to his conception of human loneliness in the company of the rich and of the poor

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