kiprisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kipra (Cyprus) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

kiprisks (definite kipriskais, comparative kipriskāks, superlative viskipriskākais, adverb kipriski)

  1. Cypriot (relating to the Cypriots or to Cyprus)
    tieši tur var izjust tādu īsteni kiprisku dzīves garšuright there (one) can feel the genuinely Cypriot taste of life

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Usage notes[edit]

English “Cypriot” as an attributive adjective usually corresponds in Latvian to kipriešu, the genitive plural form of kiprietis. The adjective kiprisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Cypriot”), or in its adverbial form kipriski.

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