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EtymologyEdit

Via some other European language, from New Latin criterion, from Ancient Greek κριτήριον(kritḗrion, a test, a means of judging), from κριτής(kritḗs, a judge), from κρίνω(krínō, I judge).

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NounEdit

kritērijs m (1st declension)

  1. criterion, criteria (essential characteristics that distinguish entities or phenomena; a test for comparing, distinguishing and evaluating them)
    zinātnisks kritērijs‎ ― scientific criteria
    kvalitātes kritērijs‎ ― quality criteria
    patiesības kritērijs‎ ― truth crietria (philosophy)
    stingrs kritērijs‎ ― strict criteria
    mākslinieciskās vērtības kritēriji‎ ― artistic value criteria

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