lepnība

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lepns (proud) +‎ -ība.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lepnība f (4th declension)

  1. pride, haughtiness, arrogance (the quality of one who is haughty)
    abi lepni, bet viens otra lepnību gribēja nospiest savā priekšā uz ceļiemboth proud, but each wanted to crush the other's pride, haughtiness on the road(s) ahead
  2. richness, luxury, excess
    saimniece nopūtās: “tad ar rītdienu es saimei likšu galdā tikai biezpienu... gaļas ēšana tādā laikā ir tīra lepnībathe hostess sighed: “then tomorrow I will put only cottage cheese for the family... eating meat in such times is pure luxury, excess

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