skaistulis

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Latvian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From skaists (beautiful) +‎ -ulis.

Noun[edit]

skaistulis m (2nd declension, feminine form: skaistule)

  1. beautiful (male or generic) person; handsome man
    skaistulis un mežinieka meitathe handsome man and the bushwhacker's daughter (book title)
    visu paaudžu sieviešu mīlulis, seksīgais skaistulis Aivars Borovkovsthe favorite of women of all ages, the sexy handsome man Aivars Borovkovs
  2. a beautiful animal, plant
    visas gulbju kustības šķiet domātas nevis viņiem pašiem, bet gan apmeklētājiem, kas apstājas apbrīnot baltos skaistuļusthe swans' every move seemed planned not for them, but for the visitors who stopped to admire the white beautiful birds
  3. (figuratively) a beautiful object or place
    viens no Latgales novada skaistuļiem: Eikša ezersone of Latgale's beautiful places: the Eikša lake

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