garlaiks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From garš ‎(long) +‎ laiks ‎(time).

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garlaiks m (1st declension)

  1. boredom, tedium (state of mind characterized by lack of interest, lack of enthusiasm)
    nedzirdēt jums skaistas spēles; jums tik žāvas, garlaiks vien, neprotat ne dancot, spēlēt — you really haven't heard about playing well; you yawn so much, only (feel) boredom, you don't know how to dance, to play
    drausmīgie pārdzīvojumi, bezdarbs un garlaiks, smagā neziņa un nemiers viņu mētāja kā mikls vējš atrautu lapu — terrible experiences, unemployment and boredom/depression, the heavy suspense and anxiety threw him around as humid winds do tree leaves

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