bēdīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bēdas (sorrow, misery) +‎ -īgs.

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bēdīgs (def. bēdīgais, comp. bēdīgāks, sup. visbēdīgākais; adv. bēdīgi)

  1. sad (having, feeling or expressing sorrow, sadness)
    būt, kļūt bēdīgam‎ ― to be, to become sad
    bēdīga balss, seja, sirds‎ ― sad voice, face, heart
    bēdīgs viņš bija, bet raudāt neraudāja‎ ― he was sad, but he could not cry
  2. sad, apathetic, depressed (without vivacity, devoid of feeling)
    bet jēriņš bija un palida tāds bēdīgs‎ ― but the little lamb was and remained just as sad (despite her efforts to cheer him up)
    viņš mēģināja smaidīt, bet smaids iznāca bēdīgs‎ ― he tried to smile, but the smile came out sad
  3. poor, bad (in appearance)
    bēdīgs apģērbs‎ ― sad, poor outfit
    bēdīgs miteklis‎ ― sad, poor accommodations
  4. sad (associated with something bad (e.g., unhappiness, misfortune, loss); which causes sorrow; bad, unhappy, unpleasant)
    bēdīgs stāvoklis, liktenis‎ ― sad situation, fate
    bēdīga patiecība‎ ― sad truth
    bēdīgas izredzes‎ ― sad prospects
    bēdīgas vēstis‎ ― sad news
    bēdīga pēcpusdiena‎ ― sad afternoon

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