ķēnišķīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ķēniņš (king) +‎ -īgs, with irregular change of stem-final consonants (ņš to šķ).

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ķēnišķīgs (definite ķēnišķīgais, comparative ķēnišķīgāks, superlative visķēnišķīgākais, adverb ķēnišķīgi)

  1. royal (relating to a king or queen, to monarchic power)
    manu nāves ziņu apstiprinās ķēnišķīgiem zīmogiemmy death sentence was confirmed by the royal seals
  2. (figuratively) royal, luxurious, rich (very beautiful, very expensive, very rich)
    vai jūs zināt, cik ķēnišķīga maltīte ir cepti ciedru rieksti?do you know what a royal meal fried pine nuts are?
    cienasts viņam liekas gandrīz ķēnišķīgs: miltaini kartupeļi, bezpiens ar krējumu, lokiem un dillēm, oglēs cepta siļķethe refreshments seemed to him royal: floury potatoes, cottage cheese with sour cream, spring onions and dill, herring fried on coal

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