zviedrisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From zviedrs (Swede) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

zviedrisks (definite zviedriskais, comparative zviedriskāks, superlative viszviedriskākais, adverb zviedriski)

  1. Swedish (relating to the Swedish language; relating to Swedes or to Sweden)
    zviedrisks stilsSwedish style
    zviedriska izrunaSwedish pronunciation, accent
    viņa vārds neizklausās zviedriskshis name doesn't sound Swedish

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

English “Swedish” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to zviedru, the genitive plural form of zviedrs. The adjective zviedrisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Swedish”), or in its adverbial form zviedriski.

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