proper englannista suomeksi
asianomainen, itse, varsinainen
kelpo, sovelias, kunnollinen, oikea
- This new-comer was a man who in any company would have seemed striking.(..)Indeed, all his features were in large mold, like the man himself, as though he had come from a day when skin garments made the proper garb of men.
Pertaining exclusively to a specific thing or person; particular. (defdate)
(RQ:Burton Melanchol), II.1.3:
- They have a proper saint almost for every peculiar infirmity: for poison, gouts, agues(nb..).
1829, (w), Preliminary Essay to (w)'s ''Aids to Reflection''
- those higher and peculiar attributes(..)which constitute our proper humanity
In the strict sense; within the strict definition or core (of a specified place, taxonomic order, idea, etc).
1893, ''Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences'':
- These are divided into two great families, the vipers proper (Viperidae) and the pit-vipers (Crotalidae).
1976, Eu-Yang Kwang, ''The political reconstruction of China'', page 165:
- Siberia, though it stands outside the territorial confines of Russia proper, constitutes an essentially component part (..). Outer Mongolia, called to distinguish it from Inner Mongolia, which lies nearer to China proper, revolted and declared its independence.
2004, ''Stress, the Brain and Depression'', page 24:
- Hence, this border is still blurred, raising the question whether traumatic life events induce sadness/distress – which is self-evident – or depression proper and, secondly, whether sadness/distress is a precursor or pacemaker of depression.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-2)
- Now learn the difference, at your proper cost, / Betwixt true valour and an empty boast.
(RQ:Burton Melanchol), II.4.1.ii:
- every country, and more than that, every private place, hath his proper remedies growing in it, particular almost to the domineering and most frequent maladies of it.
1946, (w), ''(w)'', I.20:
- Each animal has its proper pleasure, and the proper pleasure of man is connected with reason.
Portrayed in natural or usual coloration, as opposed to conventional tinctures. (defdate)
Being strictly part of some other thing (not necessarily explicitly mentioned, but of definitional importance), and not being the thing itself. (defdate)
''Accurate, strictly applied.''
Excellent, of high quality; such as the specific person or thing should ideally be. (Now often merged with later senses.) (defdate)
1526, (w), trans. ''Bible'', (w) 7:
- The same tyme was Moses borne, and was a propper (transterm) childe in the sight of God, which was norisshed up in his fathers housse thre monethes.
properly; thoroughly; completely.
1964, Saint Andrew Society (Glasgow, Scotland), ''The Scots magazine: Volume 82''
- Don't you think you must have looked proper daft?
2012, (w), ''Hello'' (song)
- When I meet a bad chick, know I gotta tell her hello
- talk real proper, but she straight up out the ghetto
Something set apart for a special use.
(alternative form of)
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