spīdīgs

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From spīde (shine) +‎ -īgs.

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spīdīgs (def. spīdīgais, comp. spīdīgāks, sup. visspīdīgākais; adv. spīdīgi)

  1. shining, shiny, glossy, lustrous (which shines, has a shine)
    spīdīgas dzirkstelesshining sparks
    spīdīgi auskarishining earrings
    spīdīgas pogasglossy buttons
    spīdīgais zīdsglossy, shiny silk
    sejas āda kļuvusi spīdīga — the facial skin became shiny, glossy (i.e., greasy)
    viņš ir spēcīgs, bārdains večuks, ar tumšām, spīdīgām acīm, kas mazliet apsarkušas no raudāšanas — he is a strong, bearded old man, with dark, shiny eyes a little reddened from crying

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