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sportists

sportists

Latvian

Sportists Kaspars Dumbris

Noun

sportists m (1st declension, feminine form: sportiste)

  1. sportsman, athlete (a man systematically engaged in sports)
    pirmās klases sportists ― top quality sportsman
    sportista veiklību ― a sportsman's agility
    ikviens sportists pirms cīņas saņem konkrētu uzdevumu ― every player (lit. sportsman) before the competition (= game, match) takes on a concrete task
    ir liela atšķirība starp muskuļu piepūli sportā un pat vissmagākā fiziskā darbā... sportista piepūle ir lielākoties īslaicīga, bet ļoti intensīva ― there is a big difference between effort in sports and the heaviest physical work... a sportsman's effort is mostly temporary, but very intense

Declension

Synonyms

  • atlēts

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