spalvains

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spalva (fur) +‎ -ains.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

spalvains (definite spalvainais, comparative spalvaināks, superlative visspalvainākais, adverb spalvaini)

  1. (of animals, sometimes also humans) furry, hairy (having its body or body part(s) covered by fur, hair)
    dzeguze iznīcina lielākoties kaitīgos spalvainos kāpurus, kurus citi putni vispār neaiztiekthe cuckoo destroye most of the harmful hairy caterpillars which other birds do not touch at all
    Juhana lielās, spalvainās dūres rībināja durvisJuhans' big, hairy fists slammed the door
  2. (of fur articles) furry (on which fur has remained)
    spalvains kažoksfurry coat
    spalvaina cepurefurry hat

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