brazīlisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Brazīlija (Brazil) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

brazīlisks (definite brazīliskais, comparative brazīliskāks, superlative visbrazīliskākais, adverb brazīliski)

  1. Brazilian (relating to Brazilians or to Brazil)
    brazīlisks šarmsBrazilian charm
    kaut kas brazīlisks jau manī irsomething Brazilian is already in me

Usage notes[edit]

English “Brazilian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to brazīliešu, the genitive plural form of brazīlietis. The adjective brazīlisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Brazilian”), or in its adverbial form brazīliski.

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