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EtymologyEdit

From spānis (Spaniard) +‎ -isks.

AdjectiveEdit

spānisks (definite spāniskais, comparative spāniskāks, superlative visspāniskākais, adverb spāniski)

  1. Spanish (relating to the Spanish language; relating to Spaniards or to Spain)
    spānisks kolorītsSpanish coloring
    tipiski spāniskstypically Spanish
    Konsuela tiešām attaisnoja sava vārda spānisko nozīmi: mierinājumsKonsuela really justified the Spanish meaning of her name: consolation

Usage notesEdit

English “Spanish” as an attributive adjective usually correponds in Latvian to spāņu, the genitive plural form of spānis. The adjective spānisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Spanish”), or in its adverbial form spāniski.

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