moldāvisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From moldāvis (Moldav) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

moldāvisks (definite moldāviskais, comparative moldāviskāks, superlative vismoldāviskākais, adverb moldāviski)

  1. Moldavian, Moldovan (relating to the Moldovan language; relating to Moldovans or to Moldova)
    moldāvisks uzvārdsa (typically) Moldovan family name

Usage notes[edit]

English “Moldovan” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to moldāvu, the genitive plural form of moldāvis. The adjective moldāvisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Moldovan”), or in its adverbial form moldāviski.

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