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ēģiptisks

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ēģipte (Egypt) +‎ -isks.

AdjectiveEdit

ēģiptisks (def. ēģiptiskais, comp. ēģiptiskāks, sup. visēģiptiskākais; adv. ēģiptiski)

  1. Egyptian (relating to Egyptians or to Egypt)
    viss ir ļoti skaists un ēģiptisks — everything is very beautiful and Egyptian
    ēģiptiska dekorācija — Egyptian decoration
    ēģiptiskas dievībasEgyptian deities

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

English “Egyptian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to ēģiptiešu, the genitive plural form of ēģiptietis. The adjective ēģiptisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Egyptian”), or in its adverbial form ēģiptiski.

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