ēģiptisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ēģipte (Egypt) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

ēģiptisks (def. ēģiptiskais, comp. ēģiptiskāks, sup. visēģiptiskākais; adv. ēģiptiski)

  1. Egyptian (relating to Egyptians or to Egypt)
    viss ir ļoti skaists un ēģiptisks — everything is very beautiful and Egyptian
    ēģiptiska dekorācija — Egyptian decoration
    ēģiptiskas dievībasEgyptian deities

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Egyptian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to ēģiptiešu, the genitive plural form of ēģiptietis. The adjective ēģiptisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Egyptian”), or in its adverbial form ēģiptiski.

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