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melnīgs

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From melns (black) +‎ -īgs.

AdjectiveEdit

melnīgs (definite melnīgais, comparative melnīgāks, superlative vismelnīgākais, adverb melnīgi)

  1. fairly dark, almost black; blackish
    viens zobiņš jau tāds melnīgsone (of his) little teeth was already dark, blackish
    zieds melnīgs, ar bordo sarkanu nokrāsuthe flower is dark/blackish, with a tone of bordeaux red
    sunim visu laiku bija melnīgs deguns, un tagad sāk palikt brūnīgsthe dog had all the time a blackish nose, now it is looking brownish

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