smaidīgs

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Latvian[edit]

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From smaids (smile) +‎ -īgs.

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smaidīgs (def. smaidīgais, comp. smaidīgāks, sup. vissmaidīgākais; adv. smaidīgi)

  1. smiling (one that is smiling; one that tends to smile often)
    smaidīga meitene‎ ― smiling girl
    viņa allaž bija jautra un smaidīga, katram zināja pateikt kādu labu vārdu‎ ― she was always nice and smiling, she knew how to say a nice word to everyone
    kad Ilmārs beidzot atbrauca, Pēteris pāris dienu staigāja smaidīgs kā saulīte un runājās ar dēlu vienā gabalā‎ ― when Ilmārs finally came back, Pēteris went around for a couple of days smiling like a little sun and talked uninterruptedly with his son (= Ilmārs}
  2. smiling (associated with a smile)
    smaidgīgas acis‎ ― smiling eyes
    smaidīga, enerģiska sievetes seja‎ ― a smiling, energetic female face

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