brazīlisks

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Brazīlija (Brazil) +‎ -isks.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

brazīlisks (definite brazīliskais, comparative brazīliskāks, superlative visbrazīliskākais, adverb brazīliski)

  1. Brazilian (relating to Brazilians or to Brazil)
    brazīlisks šarmsBrazilian charm
    kaut kas brazīlisks jau manī ir — something Brazilian is already in me

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

English “Brazilian” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to brazīliešu, the genitive plural form of brazīlietis. The adjective brazīlisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Brazilian”), or in its adverbial form brazīliski.

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 14:03