pasakains

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pasaka ‎(folktale, fairy tale) +‎ -ains

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Adjective[edit]

pasakains (def. pasakainais, comp. pasakaināks, sup. vispasakainākais; adv. pasakaini)

  1. fabulous, fantastic (typical of fairy tales, their characters or places; very beautiful, very good)
    pasakainas ainas, ainavasfabulous scenes, landscapes
    pasakains vakarsfabulous evening
    pasakaina apkārtnefabulous surroundings, neighborhood
    pasakains milzisfabulous, fairy-tale giant
  2. (of value, intensity) fabulous (extremely large)
    pasakaina naudas summafabulous amount of money
    pasakaina cenafabulous price
    Ģirtam likās, ka mašīna joņo pasakainā ātrumā — it seemed to Ģirts that the car was going at a fantastic speed

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