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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cīst(ies) (to try) +‎ -ība, with with uzcīsties (to try something, to attempt something) from uz- +‎ cīsties (to try), a less frequently used synonym (and ultimately also cognate) of censties (to try) (q.v.).[1]

NounEdit

uzcītība f (4th declension)

  1. industriousness, diligence, zeal (quality of one who is industrious, hard-working, diligent)
    apbrīnojama uzcītībaadmirable zeal, diligence
    skolotāju istabā izlika uzvedības, kārtības un uzcītības atzīmesin the teacher's room (the teachers) were grading (the students) for behavior, order, and diligence

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “cīsties”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7