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EtymologyEdit

From strādīgs (hard-working, industrious) +‎ -ums (with strādīgs from strād(āt) (to work) +‎ -īgs).

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strādīgums m (1st declension)

  1. industriousness, diligence (the quality of one who is hard-working, industrious, dilligent)
    Krišam piemīt vadītāja un organizatora talants kopā ar apskaužamu strādīgumuKrišs had the talent of a manager and organizer together with an enviable diligence
    jaunais autors nepaļaujas tikai uz “dievišķo inspirāciju”, bet labi apzinās, ka dzejā ir nepieciešams tas pats prozaiskais strādīgumsthe new author does nout rely only on “divine inspiration,” but is well aware that in poetry that very prosaic diligence, industriousness is necessary

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