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EtymologyEdit

From sportisks (athletic, sportive) +‎ -ums (with sportisks from sports (sport) +‎ -isks).

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sportiskums m (1st declension)

  1. sportiveness, athleticness (the state or quality of one who is sportive, athletic)
    cīņa par augstiem rezultātiem, balvām nedrīkst apdraudēt sportistu veselību... spriegums, sportiskums ir nepieciešams, taču ne kā pašmērķisthe fight for high scores, (for) awards should not endanger the health of athletes... effort, athleticness is necessary, but not as an end in itself

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