imbecils

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately a borrowing from Latin imbēcillus ("weak, feeble") (literally “without a staff”), probably via some other European language.

AdjectiveEdit

imbecils (definite imbecilais, comparative imbecilāks, superlative visimbecilākais, adverb imbecili)

  1. imbecile (having serious problems in mental development)
    imbecils bērnsimbecile child
  2. (colloquial, offensive) stupid, fool
    es arī esmu imbecils — I am an imbecile, too
    tu esi acīmredzami imbecils — you are obviously an imbecile

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Last modified on 6 September 2013, at 13:57