ūsains

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ūsa (moustache, whiskers) +‎ -ains.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ūsains (def. ūsainais, comp. ūsaināks, sup. visūsainākais; adv. ūsaini)

  1. mustached, having a mustache
    ūsains tēvocisa mustached uncle
    starp bārdainiem un ūsainiem vīriem vienīgā dāma bija bufetes jaunkundze Emmaamong the bearded and mustached men the only lady was the buffet's Miss Emma
    mazais kaprālis stāsta savam drūmajam ūsainajam draugam, kāpēc Sloka par katru cenu jānoturthe small corporal tells his gloomy mustached friend why they had to keep Sloka at any cost
    “ko tu darīsi! tādi laiki!” ūsinainais atņurdēja, ūsu galus braucīdams“what will you do! these times!” the mustached (man) grumbled, stroking the ends of his mustache
  2. whiskered
    ūsains kaķēns whiskered kitten
  3. having barbels, antennae
    ūsains kukainisantenna-having insect
    ūsaini prusakiantenna-having cockroaches

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