idiots

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idiots

  1. plural of idiot

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idiots

  1. masculine plural of idiot

Noun[edit]

idiots m

  1. masculine plural of idiot

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Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately from Ancient Greek ἰδιώτης (idiṓtēs, a private citizen, one who has no professional knowledge, layman), from ἴδιος (ídios, one's own, pertaining to oneself, private); ἰδιώτης (idiṓtēs) was used derisively in ancient Athens to refer to one who declined to take part in public life.

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Noun[edit]

idiots m (1st declension, feminine form: idiote)

  1. (male) idiot (person with extremely serious problems in their mental development)
    idiots kopš bernības‎ ― idiot from birth
  2. (colloquial) (male) fool, stupid man
    Jānis nosauca viņu par idiotu un pēc tam divas dienas nerunāja ne vārda‎ ― Jānis called him an idiot and after that didn't say a word for two days
    es, protams, biju idiots; man nevajadzēja šurp braukt!‎ ― I, of course, was an idiot; I shouldn't have come here!

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Noun[edit]

idiots

  1. indefinite genitive singular of idiot