gādīgs

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Etymology[edit]

From gād(āt) (to take care, to provide) +‎ -īgs.

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(file)

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gādīgs (def. gādīgais, comp. gādīgāks, sup. visgādīgākais; adv. gādīgi)

  1. caring, providing (who cares, provides for someone or something, who takes care of, looks after something)
    gādīgs tēvscaring father
    viņa ir gādīga un rūpīga māte savām meitām — she is a caring and attentive mother to her daughters
    “iekod nu!” un gādīga vecmāmuļa noliek mazmeitai priekšā čauganu maizīti — “take a bite!” the caring grandmother put a (loaf of) soft bread in front of (her) granddaughter

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