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stulbenis

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From stulbs (stupid) +‎ -enis.

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NounEdit

stulbenis m (2nd declension, feminine form: stulbene)

  1. stupid man (man with little intelligence)
    stulbenis!” Arveds sevi lamāja — “stupid!” Arveds cursed himself
    žandarmi mūsu valstī ir bez iglītības un tāpēc gluži neiedomājami nejēgas, taisni neizturami stulbeņi — the gendarmes in our country have no education and therefore are such incredible fools, really unbearable stupid men
    vīriem liekas neticami, ka viņu kapteinis būtu tāds stulbenis — to the men it seemed unbelievable that their captain should be such a stupid man

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