neprāte

See also: neprātē

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From neprātis (fool) +‎ -e (fem.) (with neprātis being a form of neprāts (irrationality), which is from ne- +‎ prāts (reason, understanding, mind).

NounEdit

neprāte f (5th declension, masculine form: neprātis)

  1. (female) fool (woman who behaves or acts without thinking, against common sense; foolhardy, reckless)
    zinīga sieva uzceļ savu namu, bet trakulīga neprāte to ar savu rīcību sagrauj — a wise woman builds her house, but a boisterous fool destroys hers with her own action(s)

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Last modified on 19 September 2013, at 08:43