laipnība

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From laipns (nice, kind, friendly) +‎ -ība.

Noun[edit]

laipnība f (4th declension)

  1. (singular only) kindness, friendliness, warmth
    pati laipnība‎ ― (the) very kindness (said about a very kind person)
    laipnība, līdzcietība un jauks dzīvības prieks ziedēja viņas vaigā‎ ― kindness, compassion and joy of life bloomed in her cheeks
  2. kind, polite talk, behavior, action
    apmainīties ar laipnībām‎ ― to exchange (acts of) politeness, kindness
    kādreiz Millers piedāvājās Robertu apciemot, bet Roberts no šīs laipnības atteicās‎ ― once Millers offered to visit Robert, but Robert refused this (act of) kindness

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