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From bikls (shy, timid) +‎ -ība.

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biklība f (4th declension)

  1. shyness, timidity (the state or quality of one who is shy, timid, insecure)
    no agrākās biklības un vārgulības vairs ne vēsts... vēl pārāk rātna, bet skat, cik dūšīga meita!from the earlier shyness and fragility there was nothing... still too obedient, but look, what a strong girl!

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