karalisks

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From karalis(king) +‎ -isks.

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karalisks (def. karaliskais, comp. karaliskāks, sup. viskaraliskākais; adv. karaliski)

  1. royal (relating to a king or queen, to monarchic power; characteristic of a king or queen, of their power)
    karalisks karogs‎ ― the royal standard
    karaliskā pils‎ ― the royal palace
    karaliskā armija‎ ― the royal army
    karaliska stāja, izturēšanās‎ ― royal posture, behavior
  2. (figuratively) royal, gorgeous, luxurious (very beautiful, very expensive, very rich)
    karalisks dzīvnieks‎ ― royal, gorgeous animal
    karalisks tērps‎ ― royal garb, clothes
    karaliskas viesības‎ ― royal party
    karaliski ienākumi‎ ― royal (= very high) income
    ārste bija slaida un stalta, ar kupliem, gaišiem matiem; “cik karaliska sieviete!” Rita aizmirsusies domāja‎ ― the (female) doctor was slender, tall, with thick, blond hair; “what a royal woman!” Rita thought absent-mindedly

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