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From Bosn(ija) (Bosnia) +‎ -isks.


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bosnisks (def. bosniskais, comp. bosniskāks, sup. visbosniskākais; adv. bosniski)

  1. Bosnian (relating to the Bosnian language; relating to Bosnians or to Bosnia; relating to Bosniaks and their people)
    es runāju “bosniski”, jo es esmu strādājusi Sarajevā — I speak Bosnian because I have worked in Sarajevo


Usage notes[edit]

English “Bosnian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to bosniešu, the genitive plural form of bosnietis. The adjective bosnisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Bosnian”), or in its adverbial form bosniski.

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