sibīrisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sibīri(ja) (Siberia) +‎ -isks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

sibīrisks (def. sibīriskais, comp. sibīriskāks, sup. vissibīriskākais; adv. sibīriski)

  1. Siberian (relating to the Siberia or to its people)
    sibīrisks sals‎ ― Siberian frost
    sibīriska viesmīlība‎ ― Siberian 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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