humanitāte

See also: humanitate and humanitātē

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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 attīstību‎ ― compassion 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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