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EtymologyEdit

From ne- +‎ mantīgs (wealthy) (with mantīgs from manta ((valuable) property) +‎ -īgs).

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nemantīgs (definite nemantīgais, comparative nemantīgāks, superlative visnemantīgākais, adverb nemantīgi)

  1. poor (having few or no means of subsistence, with low or no income)
    nemantīgi ļaudispoor people
    viņš piedzima nemantīga ģimene, auga starp strādniekiemhe belonged to a poor family, (he) grew among workers
    arī “Vientuļajā priedē” komponists palicis uzticīgs savai koncepcijai par cilvēka vientulību mantīgo un nemantīgo sabiedrībāalso in “The Lonely Pine” the composer remained true to his conception of human loneliness in the company of the rich and of the poor

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