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EtymologyEdit

From vajadz(ēt) (to be necessary) +‎ -īgs.

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AdjectiveEdit

vajadzīgs (definite vajadzīgais, comparative vajadzīgāks, superlative visvajadzīgākais, adverb (none))

  1. necessary (that which one cannot do without)
    būt noderīgam un vajadzīgam citiemto be useful and necessary to others
    vajadzīgs kā ēst(as) necessary as eating (i.e., very necessary)
    sagādāt visu vajadzīgoto provide all necessary (things)
    bērniem ir vajadzīgs svaigs gaissfresh air is necessary to children
    šī ir ļoti vajadzīga grāmatathis is a very necessary book
    viņš neatzina par vajadzīgu atbildēt uz vēstulihe didn't consider it necessary to reply to the letter
    Ģirts izņēma no kabatas vēstuļu paciņu un ātri atrada vajadzīgoĢirts took out a packet of letters from his pocket and quickly found the necessary (one) (i.e., the one he wanted, needed)

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