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From manta ((valuable) property) +‎ -īgs.

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mantīgs (definite mantīgais, comparative mantīgāks, superlative vismantīgākais, adverb mantīgi)

  1. rich, wealthy, propertied (having many, usually valuable, possessions, property)
    mantīgi radiwealthy relatives
    mantīgs tirgotājswealthy merchant, trader
    buržuāzisko valstu paralmentos lielākoties ir mantīgo šķiru pārstāvjuin the parliaments of bourgeois countries (there) are mostly representatives of the propertied class
  2. rich, wealthy (typical of or characterized by, usually valuable, possessions, property)
    viņš velti mēģinājis iestāties Latvijas universitātē; to neļāva ne ģimenes mantīgais, ne sabiedriskais stāvoklishe tried in vain to enter the University of Latvia; (but) neither (his) family's wealth situation nor their social status allowed that

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