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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Latin humanus (human, humane).

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humāns (definite humānais, comparative humānāks, superlative vishumānākais, adverb humāni)

  1. humane, compassionate (showing compassion, kindheartedness, respect in relations with others; such that it expresses such feelings)
    humāns cilvēkshumane person
    humāns rakstniekshumane writer
    jo sevišķi jāatzīmē Ruso pedagoģijas humānā tendence: audzināt bērnus nevis ar sodiem, bet respektējot viņu rotaļas un bērnišķīgumuin particular, one must note the humane tendency of Rousseau's pedagogy: to raise children not with punishment, but respecting their play and childishness
    cildens mērķis atvedis Maskavā visu kontinentu mediķus: pasaulē vishumānākās profesijas pārstāvjusa laudable goal has brought to Moscow doctors of all continents: representatives of the world's most humane, most compassionate profession

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