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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From politika(politics) +‎ -isks. Probably borrowed as such, ultimately from Latin politicus, Ancient Greek πολιτικός(politikós), with the ending changed under the influence of words with the suffix -isks.

AdjectiveEdit

politisks (def. politiskais, comp. politiskāks, sup. vispolitiskākais; adv. politiski)

  1. political (relating to politics)
    politiskā iekārta‎ ― the political system, order
    politiskais režīms‎ ― political regime
    politiska partija‎ ― political party
    politiskas parmaiņas‎ ― political change
    politiska krīze‎ ― political crisis
    politiskās tiesības‎ ― political rights
    politiskā izglītība‎ ― political education
    politiskā darbība‎ ― political activity
    politisks noziegums‎ ― political crime
    politiskā policija‎ ― political police
    politiskā ģeogrāfija‎ ― political geography
  2. (definite forms) political, political prisoner (a person serving a sentence because of prohibited political activity)
    Martiņš Biezais kopā ar citiem politiskajiem iznāca brīvībā‎ ― Martiņš Biezais, together with the other political prisoners, came free

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