kiprisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kipra (Cyprus) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

kiprisks (def. kipriskais, comp. kipriskāks, sup. viskipriskākais; adv. kipriski)

  1. Cypriot (relating to the Cypriots or to Cyprus)
    tieši tur var izjust tādu īsteni kiprisku dzīves garšu — right 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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