sapņains

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sapnis (dream) +‎ -ains.

Adjective[edit]

sapņains (def. sapņainais, comp. sapņaināks, sup. vissapņainākais; adv. sapņaini)

  1. (of people, their behavior) dreamy (immersed in thoughts, in mental imagery; expressing this state)
    meitenes sapņainās acis — the girl's dreamy eyes
    sapņains lirimsdreamy lyricism
    sapņains smaidsdreamy smile
    smaržīgais tabaks dūms darīja viņu sapņainu un apcerīgu — the odorous tobacco smoke made him dreamy and meditative
    svešs bija Juris pats tam sapņainam zēnam, kas vēl šorīt skraidīja ar meitenēm pa mežu — Juris was foreign to that dreamy boy, who still this morning was running in the forest with the girls
  2. (figuratively, of places, actions) dreamy (conducive to dreamy feelings or states of mind)
    zemi pārspīdēja brīnišķīgā, sapņainā mēnessgaisma — a wonderful, dreamy moonlight shone over the land
    pār egļu un bērzu galotnēm bija redzamas sapņainā Drīdža dzelmes — over the tops of the spruces and birch trees the depths of the dreamy Drīdzis (lake)

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