zviedrisks

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From zviedrs (Swede) +‎ -isks.

AdjectiveEdit

zviedrisks (definite zviedriskais, comparative zviedriskāks, superlative viszviedriskākais, adverb zviedriski)

  1. Swedish (relating to the Swedish language; relating to Swedes or to Sweden)
    zviedrisks stilsSwedish style
    zviedriska izrunaSwedish pronunciation, accent
    viņa vārds neizklausās zviedriskshis name doesn't sound Swedish

Usage notesEdit

English “Swedish” as an attributive adjective usually corresponds in Latvian to zviedru, the genitive plural form of zviedrs. The adjective zviedrisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Swedish”), or in its adverbial form zviedriski.

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