See also: imbècils

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately a borrowing from Latin imbēcillus (weak, feeble) (literally “without a staff”), probably via some other European language.

AdjectiveEdit

imbecils (def. imbecilais, comp. imbecilāks, sup. visimbecilākais; adv. imbecili)

  1. imbecile (having serious problems in mental development)
    imbecils bērnsimbecile child
  2. (colloquial, offensive) stupid, fool
    es arī esmu imbecilsI am an imbecile, too
    tu esi acīmredzami imbecilsyou are obviously an imbecile

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