latvisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From latvis (Latvian, Lett) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

latvisks (definite latviskais, comparative latviskāks, superlative vislatviskākais, adverb latviski)

  1. Latvian (relating to the Latvian language; relating to Latvians)
    auga latviskais nosaukumsa plant's Latvian name
    dokumenta latviskais tekststhe Latvian text, version of a document
    latvisks izteiciensLatvian expression
    latvisks ornamentsLatvian ornament

Usage notes[edit]

English “Latvian” as an attributive adjective usually corresponds in Latvian to latviešu, the genitive plural form of latvietis. The adjective latvisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Latvian”), or in its adverbial form latviski.

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