īrisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From īrs (Irishman) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

īrisks (definite īriskais, comparative īriskāks, superlative visīriskākais, adverb īriski)

  1. Irish (relating to the Irish language; relating to Irish people or to Ireland)
    Džoisa romāns ir ļoti universāls stilistiki un intonatīvi, bet arī ļoti īrisksJoyce's novel (Ulysses) is very universal in style and tone, but also very Irish
    tajā ir kaut kas īrisksin it there is something Irish

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Irish” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to īru, the genitive plural form of īrs. The adjective īrisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Irish”), or in its adverbial form īriski.

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