dzirdīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dzirde (hearing) +‎ -īgs.

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dzirdīgs (def. dzirdīgais, comp. dzirdīgāks, sup. visdzirdīgākais; adv. dzirdīgi)

  1. (of people, animals, their ears) hearing (capable of perceiving sounds; not deaf)
    vecais vīrs turējās vēl tīri žirgts: galva gan balta, bet acis gaišas un ausis dzirdīgas — the old man kept himself quite strong and lively: the head (was) white, but the eyes (were) bright (= good) and the ears (were) hearing (= sharp)
    lūsis bija dzirdīgākais no visiem meža zvēriem — the lynx was the sharpest of ear (lit. most hearing) of all forest beasts

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