pūkains

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pūka (fluff, down) +‎ -ains.

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Adjective[edit]

pūkains (def. pūkainais, comp. pūkaināks, sup. vispūkainākais; adv. pūkaini)

  1. (of fabric, cloth) fluffy, wooly
    pūkains lakatsfluffy scarf
    pūkains paklājsfluffy carpet
    aust pūkainu seguto weave, sow a fluffy blanket
    pūkainas vilnas audumsa fabric (made) of fluffy wool
    pūkaini, balti mākoņifluffy, white clouds
  2. (of plants) fluffy, hairy (having little hairs or hair-like appendages)
    pūkainas lapasfluffy, hairy leaves
    firziķiem izauga sulīgi, pūkaini augļithe pear tree grew sappy, fluffy/hairy fruits

$ (of animals) fluffy, downy (having fluff, down)

  1. pūkains kucēnsfluffy puppy
    pūkains cālēnsfluffy, downy little chick
    mazs pūkains zaķēniņša little fluffy bunny
  2. (of fur, hair, feathers, or body parts covered by them) fluffy, soft
    melna, pūkaina bārdiņablack, fluffy beard
    pūkains zodsfluffy chin (i.e., covered by fluffy hair)
    Tālivaldim bija mīksti, gari un pūkaini matiTālivaldis had soft, long, fluffy hair

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