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draiskulība

See also: draiskulībā

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From draiskulis (playful, mischievous one) +‎ -ība.

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NounEdit

draiskulība f (4th declension)

  1. (usually in the singular) playfulness (quality of one, especially a child, who is playful, mischievous, who likes to joke)
    Zenta nosvieda zīmuli un jaunības draiskulībā pārlēca pāri galdam, lai apskautu savu bērnības draudzeniZenta threw the pencil and with (lit. in) youthful playfulness jumped across the table to hug her childhood girlfriend
  2. (of actions) playful, mischievous, feisty action; prank, joke; naughty behavior
    ar jaunības neizsīkstošajiem jokiem un draiskulībām kursanti soļo pa ceļuwith inexhaustible youthful jokes and pranks, the trainees marched along the road
    komandieris ļoti labi saprata savus padotos un par nevainīgām draiskulībām viņus tikai labsirdīgi norājathe commander understood his subordinates very well, and for their innocent pranks he only scolded them good-naturedly

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