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From franči (the French) +‎ -isks.


francisks (def. franciskais, comp. franciskāks, sup. visfranciskākais; adv. franciski)

  1. Finnish (relating to the Finnish language; relating to Finns or to Finland)
    franciska izruna‎ ― French pronunciation, accent
    franciska pieklājība‎ ― French courtesy
    vispār man ir ambivalenta attieksme pret visu francisko'‎ ― generally I have an ambivalent attitude towards everything French


Usage notes[edit]

English “French” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to franču, the genitive plural form of francūzis. The adjective francisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is French”), or in its adverbial form franciski.

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