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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ne- +‎ glīts(pretty, neat).

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AdjectiveEdit

neglīts (def. neglītais, comp. neglītāks, sup. visneglītākais; adv. neglīti)

  1. ugly, unattractive (having an unpleasant appearance)
    viņa bija neglīta meitene‎ ― she was an ugly girl
    kādas tev neglītas rokas!‎ ― how ugly your hands are!
  2. ugly (not corresponding to aesthetic ideals, not pretty, not beautiful)
    neglīts tērps‎ ― ugly dress, clothes
    neglītas mēbeles‎ ― ugly furniture
    neglīts rokraksts‎ ― ugly handwriting
  3. (of sounds) ugly, unpleasant
    ekskavators piepūlē rēca un spalgi klepoja; Inai ši skaņa nepatika, tā bija drūma un neglīta‎ ― the excavator roared with shrill coughs; this noise did not please Ina, it was grim and ugly
  4. (of behavior) ugly, bad (not corresponding to moral norms; impolite, rude)
    neglīta uzvedība‎ ― ugly behavior
    neglīta rīcība‎ ― ugly action, act
    tev vajadzētu atmest šo aso toni; ja tu pati dzirdētu, cik neglīti tas izklausās‎ ― you should give up this sharp, impolite tone; if you could hear how ugly it sounds

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