tīrīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tīrs (clean) +‎ -īgs.

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Adjective[edit]

tīrīgs (def. tīrīgais, comp. tīrīgāks, sup. vistīrīgākais; adv. tīrīgi)

  1. (of people, animals) clean, cleanly, tidy (who keeps him/herself always clean, who keeps his/her surroundings always clean)
    tīrīgs cilvēkscleanly, tidy person
    tīrīgs kaķiscleanly cat
    Dauņiene stāstīja, ka leiši vispār esot labi un tīrīgi ļaudis — Dauņiene said that Lithuanians are in general good, cleanly people
    viņa varētu būt arī laba sieva: viņa ir tīrīga, viņa labi saimnieko un gatavo ēdienu — she could also be a good wife: she is clean(ly), she keeps house and cooks well
    bebrs bija ļoti tīrīgs: viņa gaišais kažociņš mirdzēja jau pa gabalu — the beaver was very clean(ly): his light fur shone already from afar

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