smieklīgums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From smieklīgs (funny, ridiculous) +‎ -ums (with smieklīgs from smiekls (laugh, laughter) +‎ -īgs).

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Noun[edit]

smieklīgums m (1st declension)

  1. funniness, humorousness (the quality of that which is funny, humorous)
    abi vecie strīdējušies līdz smieklīgumamthe two old pepole (had) argued to the point of humorousness, risibility
    Valentīna ir līdz smieklīgumam stulba; viņas nejēdzīgās atbildes stundās izsauc klasē smieklu šaltisValentīna is stupid o the point of risibility, absurdity; her stupid answers caused bursts of laughter in class
  2. ridiculousness, strangeness, oddity
    vecā lielmāte saprata, kādu varoņdarbu Ilona gadiem bija darījusi, vīra dullumu, smieklīgumu gudri noslēpdamathe old landlady understood what a feat Ilona had done all those years, wisely hiding (her) husband's foolishness, ridiculousness

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