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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rūpe(care, worry) +‎ -īgs.

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rūpīgs (def. rūpīgais, comp. rūpīgāks, sup. visrūpīgākais; adv. rūpīgi)

  1. caring, providing (who cares, provides for someone, who takes care of, looks after someone, something)
    rūpīgs tēvs‎ ― caring father
    Visvaldis bija ļoti rūpīgs pret Rūtu‎ ― Visvaldis was very caring, attentive with respect to Rūta
    viņa ir gādīga un rūpīga māte savām meitām‎ ― she is a caring, attentive mother to her daughters
  2. careful, attentive (who is clean, tidy, precise, who has a responsible attitude to work, duty; that which expresses these qualities)
    rūpīgs strādnieks‎ ― careful worker
    rūpīgs darbs‎ ― careful work
    rūpīgi pētījumi‎ ― careful research
    Duburs bijis rūpīgs un prasīgs režisors‎ ― Duburs has been a careful and demanding director
    Ēvaldam bija patīkami, ka traktorists, ar kuru nāksies kopā strādāt vairākus mēnešus, ir tik rūpīgs un uzmanīgs‎ ― it pleased Ēvalds that the tractor driver with whom it would be necessary to work together for several months is so careful and attentive

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