rātnība

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rātns (obedient, well-behaved) +‎ -ība.

Noun[edit]

rātnība f (4th declension)

  1. obedience, good behavior (the quality of one who is obedient, well-behaved)
    “turiet gan stingri, skolotāj, to manu delveri”, teica kāda māte, norādīdama uz zēniņu, kurā nebija redzams nekas no delverības, bet gan rātnība un paklausība — “teacher, be very strict with him, my mischievous boy,” a certain mother said, pointing to a little boy from whom no mischieviousness was visble, only good behavior and obedience

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