bīstams

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bīt(ies) ‎(to fear) (third-person form bīst(ies)) +‎ -ams.

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bīstams (def. bīstamais, comp. bīstamāks, sup. visbīstamākais; adv. bīstami)

  1. dangerous, harmful (which may cause harm or trouble)
    bīstams ienaidnieks, noziedznieksdangerous enemy, criminal
    bīstams zvērs, kaitēklisdangerous beast, pest
    bīstama slimībadangerous disease
    bīstams aukstumsdangerous cold
    bīstams ierocisdangerous weapon
  2. dangerous, risky (which implies the possibility of disaster or failure)
    bīstams uzdevums, eksperimentsdangerous task, experiment
    bīstama spēle, avantūradangerous game, adventure
    bīstama vieta, situācijadangerous place, situation
    bīstams simptoms, stāvoklisdangerous symptom, condition]

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