karalisks

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From karalis (king) +‎ -isks.

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AdjectiveEdit

karalisks (definite karaliskais, comparative karaliskāks, superlative viskaraliskākais, adverb karaliski)

  1. royal (relating to a king or queen, to monarchic power; characteristic of a king or queen, of their power)
    karaliskā pils — the royal palace
    karaliskā armija — the royal army
    karaliska stāja, izturēšanāsroyal posture, behavior
  2. (figuratively) royal, gorgeous, luxurious (very beautiful, very expensive, very rich)
    karalisks dzīvnieksroyal, gorgeous animal
    karalisks tērpsroyal garb, clothes
    karaliskas viesībasroyal party
    karaliski ienākumiroyal (= very high) income
    ārste bija slaida un stalta, ar kupliem, gaišiem matiem; “cik karaliska sieviete!” Rita aizmirsusies domāja — the (female) doctor was slender, tall, with thick, blond hair; “what a royal woman!” Rita thought absent-mindedly

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Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 23:29