aziātisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aziāts (Asian) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

aziātisks (definite aziātiskais, comparative aziātiskāks, superlative visaziātiskākais, adverb aziātiski)

  1. Asian, Asiatic (relating to Asia and its peoples)
    aziātiskās izcelsmes cilvēkipeople of Asian origin
    aziātiskais draudzības veidsthe Asian kind of friendship
    aziātiska domāšanaAsian thinking
    nosaukums izklausās aziātisksthe name (of this idea) sounds Asian

Usage notes[edit]

English “Asian” or “Asiatic” as an attributive adjective usually corresponds in Latvian to Āzijas, the genitive singular form of Āzija, or to aziāšu, the genitive plural form of aziāts. The adjective aziātisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Asian”), or in its adverbial form aziātiski.

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