indīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From inde (poison) +‎ -īgs.

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indīgs (definite indīgais, comparative indīgāks, superlative visindīgākais, adverb indīgi)

  1. poisonous (that which causes intoxication of the organism)
    indīga gāzepoisonous gas
  2. (of animals) poisonous (which releases poison)
    indīga muša, čūskāpoisonous fly, snake
    indīgie rāpuļipoisonous reptiles
  3. (of plants, their parts) poisonous (which contains poison)
    indīgas ogas, senespoisonous berries, mushrooms
    indīgi augipoisonous plants
  4. (figuratively) poisonous (expressing hate, evil, cruelty)
    katrreiz viņš pienesa pilnu māju indīgām tenkām un baumām — every time he brought a full house of poisonous gossip and rumors
    aktrise jau ārējā atveidā iezīmējusi Elizabetes glūnošo skatu, indīgo smaidu — the actress has already expressed externally Elizabete's lurking appearance, (her) poisonous smile

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