bosnisks

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bosn(ija) (Bosnia) +‎ -isks.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

bosnisks (definite bosniskais, comparative bosniskāks, superlative visbosniskākais, adverb bosniski)

  1. Bosnian (relating to the Bosnian language; relating to Bosnians or to Bosnia; relating to Bosniaks and their people)
    es runāju “bosniski”, jo es esmu strādājusi Sarajevā — I speak Bosnian because I have worked in Sarajevo

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

English “Bosnian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to bosniešu, the genitive plural form of bosnietis. The adjective bosnisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Bosnian”), or in its adverbial form bosniski.

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 14:01