vīrišķība

See also: vīrišķībā

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From vīrišķs (masculine) +‎ -ība (with vīrišķs from vīrs (husband, man) +‎ -išķs).

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NounEdit

vīrišķība f (4th declension)

  1. masculinity, manliness, virility (the quality of that which is masculine, manly)
    ar vīrišķību saprotam jebkura vīrieša personības specifisko iezīmju kopumu, kas veido vīrieša personības būtībuby masculinity we mean any set of features specific to a man's personality that form the essence of this personality
    no seniem laikiem zināms, ka ūsas vīrietim ir vīrišķības pazīmeit is known, from ancient times, that a mustache is a sign of masculinity to men
    vājākais izrādē ir Laimons... Laimonam trūkst īstas vīrišķības... grūti viņā saskatīt kaut ko no tā brašā kaujinieka, kas ar savu varonību pasargājis dzimteni no ienaidniekathe weakest one in the show is Laimons... Laimon lacks true manliness... it is difficult to see in him something of the brava combattant who with his heroism defends the homeland against the enemy

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