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humanitāte

See also: humanitātē

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From humāns (humane, compassionate) +‎ -itāte. Probably not derived as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from another Europen language.

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humanitāte f (5th declension)

  1. humaneness, humanity, compassion (the quality of one who is humane, compassionate)
    humanitāte nevar būt tur, kur nav cīņas par cilvēka labklājību, par viņa vispusīgu attīstībucompassion cannot be there where there is no struggle for people's well-being, for their comprehensive development
    viens no tādiem kardinālajiem literatūras jautājumiem ir jautājums par humanitāti, par cilvēciskumu un tā pamatiem — one of these cardinal questions of literature is the question of humanity, of compassion and its foundations

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