spānisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spānis (Spaniard) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

spānisks (def. spāniskais, comp. spāniskāks, sup. visspāniskākais; adv. spāniski)

  1. Spanish (relating to the Spanish language; relating to Spaniards or to Spain)
    spānisks kolorītsSpanish coloring
    tipiski spānisks — typically Spanish
    Konsuela tiešām attaisnoja sava vārda spānisko nozīmi: mierinājums — Konsuela really justified the Spanish meaning of her name: consolation

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Spanish” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to spāņu, the genitive plural form of spānis. The adjective spānisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Spanish”), or in its adverbial form spāniski.

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