portugālisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From portugālis (Portuguese) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

portugālisks (def. portugāliskais, comp. portugāliskāks, sup. visportugāliskākais; adv. portugāliski)

  1. Portuguese (relating to the Portuguese language; relating to the Portuguese or to Portugal)
    tipiski portugālisks — typically Portuguese
    olīvas ir kaut kas tik portugālisks — olives are something so Portuguese
    portugāliskais laiskumsPortuguese indolence

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Portuguese” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to portugāļu, the genitive plural form of portugālis. The adjective portugālisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Portuguese”), or in its adverbial form portugāliski.

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