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skaistulis

LatvianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From skaists (beautiful) +‎ -ulis.

NounEdit

skaistulis m (2nd declension, feminine form: skaistule)

  1. beautiful (male or generic) person; handsome man
    skaistulis un mežinieka meita — the handsome man and the bushwhacker's daughter (book title)
    visu paaudžu sieviešu mīlulis, seksīgais skaistulis Aivars Borovkovs — the favorite of women of all ages, the sexy handsome man Aivars Borovkovs
  2. a beautiful animal, plant
    visas gulbju kustības šķiet domātas nevis viņiem pašiem, bet gan apmeklētājiem, kas apstājas apbrīnot baltos skaistuļus — the swans' every move seemed planned not for them, but for the visitors who stopped to admire the white beautiful birds
  3. (figuratively) a beautiful object or place
    viens no Latgales novada skaistuļiem: Eikša ezers — one of Latgale's beautiful places: the Eikša lake

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