tīrīgs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tīrs (clean) +‎ -īgs.

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Adjective[edit]

tīrīgs (def. tīrīgais, comp. tīrīgāks, sup. vistīrīgākais; adv. tīrīgi)

  1. (of people, animals) clean, cleanly, tidy (who keeps him/herself always clean, who keeps his/her surroundings always clean)
    tīrīgs cilvēkscleanly, tidy person
    tīrīgs kaķiscleanly cat
    Dauņiene stāstīja, ka leiši vispār esot labi un tīrīgi ļaudisDauņiene said that Lithuanians are in general good, cleanly people
    viņa varētu būt arī laba sieva: viņa ir tīrīga, viņa labi saimnieko un gatavo ēdienushe could also be a good wife: she is clean(ly), she keeps house and cooks well
    bebrs bija ļoti tīrīgs: viņa gaišais kažociņš mirdzēja jau pa gabaluthe beaver was very clean(ly): his light fur shone already from afar

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