ugunīgs

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From uguns (fire) +‎ -īgs.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

ugunīgs (definite ugunīgais, comparative ugunīgāks, superlative visugunīgākais, adverb ugunīgi)

  1. fiery (similar to fire in color or heat)
    ugunīga saules ripafiery sun disk
    ugunīgas dzirkstisfiery sparks
    lielie meteori pie debess parādās kā ugunīgas lodes, kas mirdz tik spoži, ka redzamas pat dienā — the large meteors appear on the sky as fiery balls that shine so bright that they are visible even during the day
    raķetes ugunīgais lidojums: tā ir degvielas sadegšana, siltuma pāreja kinētiskajā enerģijā — a rocket's fiery flight: that is fuel combustion, the transformation of heat into kinetic energy
  2. fiery (very bright, also metaphorically)
    acis Lienai nebija vairs nemierīgas un ugunīgas, bet rāmas un aukstas kā divi tumši spoguļi — Liena's eyes were no longer restless and fiery, but calm and cold like two dark mirrors
  3. fiery (bright red, bright yellowish red)
    ugunīgi magoņu ziedifiery (= bright red) poppy flowers
    Kedrovs nosarka, pat ausu galiņi iedegās
    ugunīgajām rieta debesīm klājās pāri sudrabota dūmaka, koku galotnēs, pakalnos un mākoņos atspulgojās saulrieta purpurs un zelts — the silver mist spread over the fiery sunset sky, (and) the sunset purple and gold reflected itself on the tree tops, hills and clouds
  4. fiery, very hot
    viņam vajadzēja ugunīgā saulē mocīties ar nepārredzmo nezāļu biezokņa iznīdēšanu — he had to torment himself in the fiery sun, extirpating a vast thicket of weeds
  5. fiery (generating a feeling of warmth in the body)
    vīns bija salds un ugunīgs, Ilze ar baudu ievilka garu malku — the wine was sweet and fiery, Ilze drew a long sip with delight
  6. (of people, animals, their behavior) fiery (spirited, enthusiastic, passionate; expressing these qualities)
    ugunīgs zirgsfiery horse
    ugunīga dejafiery, passionate dance
    ugunīgi skatienifiery looks
    ugunīgi vārdifiery words
    ugunīgs temperamentsfiery tempearment, character
    jaunais darbinieks nav ne vecis ar bārdu, ne ugunīgs jauneklis, bet gara auguma pusmūža vīrietis — the new employee is neither an old man with a beard nor a fiery young man, but a tall, middle-aged man

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Last modified on 7 December 2013, at 00:50