slimīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slims (sick, ill) +‎ -īgs.

Adjective[edit]

slimīgs (def. slimīgais, comp. slimīgāks, sup. visslimīgākais; adv. slimīgi)

  1. (of people, animals) sickly, weak (who often gets sick, whose body is very vunerable to diseases)
    slimīgs bērnssickly child
    slimīgs sunssickly dog
    viņs bija slimīgs un nekur nestrādāja — he was weak, sickly and worked nowhere
    tas jau no dzimšanas bija slimīgs — that one was weak, sickly already from birth
  2. sickly, morbid (suggesting, showing sings of some disease)
    slimīgs nogurumssickly fatigue
    slimīga balsssickly voice
    slimīgs stāvoklissickly, morbid condition
    slimīgs miegssickly sleep
    viņa sejas krāsa gan tāda slimīga, pelēka — his face color was so sickly, (so) gray
    tur sēdja bāls slimīga izskata puisis — there sat a pale guy of sickly appearance
  3. (of mental states, thoughts) sick (associated with extreme negativity, negatively exaggerated perception, interest)
    slimīga fantāzijasick fantasy
    slimīga ziņkāresick curiosity
    slimīgas tieksmessick inclinations, cravings
    man liekas, Linards ir pārjūtīgs, pat slimīgs savā patmīlībā — I think Linards is exaggerated, even sick in his self-love

Declension[edit]