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melnīgs

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From melns (black) +‎ -īgs.

AdjectiveEdit

melnīgs (def. melnīgais, comp. melnīgāks, sup. vismelnīgākais; adv. melnīgi)

  1. fairly dark, almost black; blackish
    viens zobiņš jau tāds melnīgs — one (of his) little teeth was already dark, blackish
    zieds melnīgs, ar bordo sarkanu nokrāsu — the flower is dark/blackish, with a tone of bordeaux red
    sunim visu laiku bija melnīgs deguns, un tagad sāk palikt brūnīgs — the dog had all the time a blackish nose, now it is looking brownish

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