skotisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skots (Scot, Scotsman) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

skotisks (def. skotiskais, comp. skotiskāks, sup. visskotiskākais; adv. skotiski)

  1. Scottish, Scotch (relating to the Scottish language; relating to the Scottish people or to Scotland)
    es nāku no Skotijas, Glāzgovas apkārtnes, taču mans uzvārds ir gluži ne-skotisks — I come from Scotland, (from) a Glasgow neighborhood, but my family name is really non-Scottish

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Usage notes[edit]

  • English “Scottish” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to skotu, the genitive plural form of skots. The adjective skotisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Scottish”), or in its adverbial form skotiski.

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