skandināvisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skandināvs (Scandinavian) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

skandināvisks (definite skandināviskais, comparative skandināviskāks, superlative visskandināviskākais, adverb skandināviski)

  1. Scandinavian (relating to Scandinavia or to the Scandinavian people, their languages and cultures)
    skandināvisks projektsScandinavian project (i.e., a project about Scandinavia)
    moderns un skandināvisks stilsmodern, Scandinavian style
    ballīte ir kļuvusi skandināviskathe party has become Scandinavian (in style)

Usage notes[edit]

English “Scandinavian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to skandināvu, the genitive plural form of skandināvs. The adjective skandināvisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Scandinavian”), or in its adverbial form skandināviski.

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