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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From muļķis(stupid one) +‎ -īgs.

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muļķīgs (def. muļķīgais, comp. muļķīgāks, sup. vismuļķīgākais; adv. muļķīgi)

  1. (of people, also animals) stupid, foolish, dumb (not mentally well developed, lacking intelligence)
    labāk gudrs ienaidnieks neka muļķīgs draugs‎ ― better a wise enemy than a stupid friend
    viņa jutās muļķīga un provinciāla meitene, kas nav spējīga izprast, kurp virzītas šo cilvēku domas‎ ― she felt like a stupid, provincial girl, who is not able to understand where this person's thoughts are headed
    cik tak tāds suns muļķīgs!'‎ ― how stupid is that dog!
  2. (of behavior) stupid, foolish, silly (typical of, expressing, lack of intelligence)
    muļķīgs skatiens‎ ― stupid, foolish look
    muļķīgas izdarības‎ ― foolish acts, behavior
  3. (of texts, words) stupid, foolish, silly (having content expressing, or typical of, lack of intelligence)
    muļķīgs joks, muļķīga anekdote‎ ― silly joke
    muļķīgas iedomas‎ ― foolish ideas, whims
    muļķīgas tenkas‎ ― stupid gossip
    man sanāk dusmas, bet es neko neatbildu, gribēdams šo muļķīgo sarunu ātrāk izbeigt‎ ― I felt angry, but I didn't answer anything, wanting to finish this stupid conversation quickly
  4. (of actions, states) stupid (unpleasant, unwanted, inappropriate)
    muļķīga situācija‎ ― stupid situation
    viņam pietika šīs muļķīgās dēkas‎ ― he had had enough of these stupid adventures

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