polisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From polis (Pole) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

polisks (def. poliskais, comp. poliskāks, sup. vispoliskākais; adv. poliski)

  1. Polish (relating to the Polish language; relating to Poles or to Poland)
    polisks ornamentsPolish ornament
    poliska izrunaPolish pronunciation, accent
    tad nāca slaveno futbolistu sērija, kuriem bija poliska izcelsme — then came a series of famous soccer players who had Polish origins

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Polish” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to poļu, the genitive plural form of polis. The adjective polisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Polish”), or in its adverbial form poliski.

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