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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cilvēks(person, human being) +‎ -isks, with palatalization of k to c.

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cilvēcisks (def. cilvēciskais, comp. cilvēciskāks, sup. viscilvēciskākais; adv. cilvēciski)

  1. human (typical of human beings; expressing qualities typical of humans)
    cilvēciska dzīve‎ ― human life
    cilvēciskas bailes‎ ― human fears
    cilvēciskas jūtas‎ ― human feelings
  2. (rare, usually cilvēcīgs) humane

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