sibīrisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sibīri(ja) (Siberia) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

sibīrisks (definite sibīriskais, comparative sibīriskāks, superlative vissibīriskākais, adverb sibīriski)

  1. Siberian (relating to the Siberia or to its people)
    sibīrisks salsSiberian frost
    sibīriska viesmīlībaSiberian hospitality

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

English “Siberian” as an attributive adjective usually corresponds in Latvian to sibīriešu, the genitive plural form of sibīrietis, or Sibīrijas, the genitive singular of Sibīrija. The adjective sibīrisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Siberian”), or in its adverbial form sibīriski.

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