darbīgs

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From darbs (work) +‎ -īgs.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Adjective[edit]

darbīgs (definite darbīgais, comparative darbīgāks, superlative visdarbīgākais, adverb darbīgi)

  1. hard-working, industrious, diligent (who works a lot, industriously)
    darbīgs cilvēksindustrious, hard-working person
    darbīgas bitesindustrious bees
    viņš ir možs un darbīgshe is lively/strong and industrious
    vienmēr darbīgais Kārlis pat svētdienās nevarējis izlaist no rokas zimuļus vai otuthe always diligent Kārlis even on Sundays could not be without pencils and brush in hand
  2. industrious, diligent, active (characterized by, expressing industriousness, activity)
    būt darbīgā noskaņojumāto be in an active, industrious mood
    darbīga kolektīvsactive, industrious team
    darbīga dzīvean active, industrious life
  3. active (which works, has effects)
    darbīgie vulkāniactive volcanos
    darbīgās vielasactive substances
    antibiotikas ir stipri darbīgi preparātiantibiotics are strongly active chemicals

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]