cilvēciskums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cilvēcisks (human) +‎ -ums (with cilvēcisks from cilvēks (person, human being) +‎ -isks, with palatalization of k to c).

Noun[edit]

cilvēciskums m (1st declension)

  1. humanness (the quality of that which is human)
    viņu rakstura zīmējumā trūkst tipisko detaļu, trūkst tā cilvēciskuma, par ko viņus varētu iemīlēt vai ienīst — in the depiction of their (= characters') personality, typical (human) details are missing, that humanness is missing through which one could love or hate them

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