slepkavīgs

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slepkava (murderer, killer) +‎ -īgs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Headset icon.svg This entry needs audio files. If you have a microphone, please record some and upload them. (For audio required quickly, visit WT:APR.)

Adjective[edit]

slepkavīgs (def. slepkavīgais, comp. slepkavīgāks, sup. visslepkavīgākais; adv. slepkavīgi)

  1. murderous, homicidal (connected to murder, to a murderer; typical of murders or murderers; such that it leads to murder)
    visu pasauli satrauca esesiešu slepkavīgie briesmu darbi hitleriešu iekārtotajās koncentrācijas nometnēs — the murderous horrors of the concentration camps organized by the Hitlerites worried the whole world
    Līvija izskatījās tik priecīga... ja es tagad viņai par laulības šķiršanu pateikšu, tas būs kā slepkavīgs naža dūriens — Līvija looked so happy... if I tell her now about the divorce, it will be like a homicidal knife attack

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]