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EtymologyEdit

From slepkava (murderer, killer) +‎ -īgs.

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AdjectiveEdit

slepkavīgs (definite slepkavīgais, comparative slepkavīgāks, superlative visslepkavīgākais, adverb slepkavīgi)

  1. murderous, homicidal (connected to murder, to a murderer; typical of murders or murderers; such that it leads to murder)
    visu pasauli satrauca esesiešu slepkavīgie briesmu darbi hitleriešu iekārtotajās koncentrācijas nometnēsthe murderous horrors of the concentration camps organized by the Hitlerites worried the whole world
    Līvija izskatījās tik priecīga... ja es tagad viņai par laulības šķiršanu pateikšu, tas būs kā slepkavīgs naža dūriensLīvija looked so happy... if I tell her now about the divorce, it will be like a homicidal knife attack

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