nabadze

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Latvian[edit]

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From nabags (poor man) +‎ -e (fem.).

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nabadze f (5th declension, masculine form: nabags)

  1. poor woman (woman who cannot provide for herself and lives from the charity of others)
    viena nabadze notupusies ierīvēja otrai baso kājuone squatting poor woman was rubbing another (poor woman)'s bare leg
    kaut kā Veronika jāsapurina, lai neizturas pati savā istabā kā nabadze durvju priekšāsomehow Veronika must cheer up, so that she doesn't behave in her own hoom like a poor woman at the door

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