sievišķīgs

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From sievišķs (feminine) +‎ -īgs (with sievišķs from sieva (wife, woman) +‎ -išķs).

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sievišķīgs (definite sievišķīgais, comparative sievišķīgāks, superlative vissievišķīgākais, adverb sievišķīgi)

  1. feminine, female, womanly (typical of women; relating to women)
    sievišķīga balssfeminine voice
    sievišķīgs maigumsfeminine tenderness
    sievišķīga kautrībafeminine shyness, modesty
    sievišķīga piesardzībafeminine care
    sievišķīga diplomātijafeminine diplomacy
    sievišķīga patmīlībafeminine self-love
    sievišķīgas sarunasfeminine conversations
    sievišķīgas dzimums, sieviešu dzimumsfemale gender, sex
    viņai piemita arī tīri sievišķīga prasme radīt ap sevi tīkamu spodrības un mājīguma atmosfērushe also had the purely feminine capacity of creating around herself an atmosphere of pleasant cleanliness, of being at home
    sieviete ir skaista ar to, ka viņa ir sievišķīgaa woman is beautiful because she is feminine
    Pēteris Krists bija skaists puisis, kaut gan mazliet sievišķīgs: šaura, simetriska seja, acis garām skropstām, blondi matiPēteris Krists was a handsome young man, though a little feminine: broad, symmetric face, eyes with long eyelashes, blond hair
  2. (figuratively) feminine (graceful, gentle, tender)
    sievišķīga modefeminine fashion
    sievišķīgas kustībasfeminine, graceful movements
    rokoko laika mēbeles ir sievišķīgas, rotaļīgasrococo style furniture is feminine, playful

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