miglains

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From migla(fog, mist) +‎ -ains.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mi‧glains

Adjective[edit]

miglains (def. miglainais, comp. miglaināks, sup. vismiglainākais; adv. miglaini)

  1. (weather) foggy, misty, hazy (having fog, mist, haze)
    miglains laiks‎ ― foggy weather
    miglains rīts, vakars‎ ― foggy morning, evening
    miglaina diena, nakts‎ ― foggy day, night
    miglains giass‎ ― foggy, misty air
  2. (of places) foggy, misty (characterized by constant, frequent foggy, misty weather)
    miglains purvs‎ ― misty, foggy swamp
    miglaina ieleja‎ ― misty, foggy valley
  3. (of the sun) hazy (obscured by fog, mist)
    miglaina saule‎ ― hazy sun
  4. (of eyes, look) hazy (dull, not shiny, not clear)
    zvejas vīra skatiens kļuva miglains kā pēc stiprāka dzēriena malka‎ ― the fisherman's look became hazy as a result of a shot of strong drink
  5. (of images) hazy, blurry (unclear, not sharp, not clearly visible)
    miglains fotoattēls‎ ― blurry photo
  6. hazy, unclear, faded (visually vague, without sharp contours, perhaps because of vision problems)
    redzēt miglainus burtus‎ ― to see hazy, blurry, faded letters
  7. (of light) faint
    aiz logiem bija pelēka, miglaina gaismiņa‎ ― behind the windows was a gray, hazy, faint light
  8. (figuratively, of topics, ideas, thoughts) hazy, unclear, poorly defined, not concrete}}
    miglainas idejas‎ ― hazy, foggy, unclear ideas
    miglains priekšstats‎ ― burry picture
    viņa atbildes ir miglainas, bez konkrēta satura‎ ― his answers are unclear, without concrete content

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