indīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From inde(poison) +‎ -īgs.

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indīgs (def. indīgais, comp. indīgāks, sup. visindīgākais; adv. indīgi)

  1. poisonous (that which causes intoxication of the organism)
    indīga gāze‎ ― poisonous gas
  2. (of animals) poisonous (which releases poison)
    indīga muša, čūskā‎ ― poisonous fly, snake
    indīgie rāpuļi‎ ― poisonous reptiles
  3. (of plants, their parts) poisonous (which contains poison)
    indīgas ogas, senes‎ ― poisonous berries, mushrooms
    indīgi augi‎ ― poisonous 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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