slimīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slims(sick, ill) +‎ -īgs.

Adjective[edit]

slimīgs (def. slimīgais, comp. slimīgāks, sup. visslimīgākais; adv. slimīgi)

  1. (of people, animals) sickly, weak (who often gets sick, whose body is very vunerable to diseases)
    slimīgs bērns‎ ― sickly child
    slimīgs suns‎ ― sickly dog
    viņs bija slimīgs un nekur nestrādāja‎ ― he was weak, sickly and worked nowhere
    tas jau no dzimšanas bija slimīgs‎ ― that one was weak, sickly already from birth
  2. sickly, morbid (suggesting, showing sings of some disease)
    slimīgs nogurums‎ ― sickly fatigue
    slimīga balss‎ ― sickly voice
    slimīgs stāvoklis‎ ― sickly, morbid condition
    slimīgs miegs‎ ― sickly sleep
    viņa sejas krāsa gan tāda slimīga, pelēka — his face color was so sickly, (so) gray
    tur sēdja bāls slimīga izskata puisis‎ ― there sat a pale guy of sickly appearance
  3. (of mental states, thoughts) sick (associated with extreme negativity, negatively exaggerated perception, interest)
    slimīga fantāzija‎ ― sick fantasy
    slimīga ziņkāre‎ ― sick curiosity
    slimīgas tieksmes‎ ― sick inclinations, cravings
    man liekas, Linards ir pārjūtīgs, pat slimīgs savā patmīlībā‎ ― I think Linards is exaggerated, even sick in his self-love

Declension[edit]