tirdzniecisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tirdzinieks (merchant, trader) +‎ -isks, with palatalization of k to c and i being lost via syncope (and with tirdzinieks from tirg(us) (market) +‎ -(i)nieks).

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Adjective[edit]

tirdzniecisks (def. tirdznieciskais, comp. tirdznieciskāks, sup. vistirdznieciskākais; adv. tirdznieciski)

  1. commercial (relating to commerce, at the individual or at the national level)
    tirdznieciskā peļņacommercial profit
    tirdznieciskais kapitālscommercial capital
    mans sens paziņa Arveds Lejiņš strādāja kādā lielākā tirdznieciskā uzņēmumā par grāmatveža palīgu — my old acquaintance Arveds Lejiņš worked as an accounting assistant in some large commercial enterprise
    senlatviešu ciltīm, kas dzīvoja Daugavas un Gaujas krastos, bija pastāvīgi tirdznieciski sakari ar austrumslāvu ciltīm — the ancient Latvian tribes that lived in the banks of the Daugava and Gauja rivers had permanent commercial, trade relations with Eastern Slavic tribes

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