vācisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vāci (Germans) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

vācisks (def. vāciskais, comp. vāciskāks, sup. visvāciskākais; adv. vāciski)

  1. German (relating to the German language; relating to German people or to Germany)
    vāciska izrunaGerman pronunciation, accent
    dokumenta vāciskais teksts — the German text, version of a document

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Usage notes[edit]

English “German” as an attributive adjective usually corresponds in Latvian to vācu, the genitive plural form of vāci. The adjective vācisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is German”), or in its adverbial form vāciski.

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