slovēnisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slovēnis (Slovene) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

slovēnisks (def. slovēniskais, comp. slovēniskāks, sup. visslovēniskākais; adv. slovēniski)

  1. Slovene, Slovenian (relating to the Slovene language; relating to Slovenes or to Slovenia)
    viņiem ir slovēniska izcelsme — they are of Slovene origin
    režisors atteic, ka gribējis izstāstīt lokālu stāstu: “tik slovēnisku, cik vien iespējams” — the director denies that he wants to tell a local story: “as Slovene as possible”

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Slovene” or “Slovenian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to slovēņu, the genitive plural form of slovēnis. The adjective slovēnisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Slovenian”), or in its adverbial form slovēniski.

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