fotogrāfija

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Fotogrāfijas

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, ultimately a modern coinage based on Ancient Greek φῶς (phôs, light) (combining form φωτ- (phōt-)) and γράφω (gráphō, to scratch, to scrape, to graze; to write) +‎ -ija.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fotogrāfija f (4th declension)

  1. (usually in the singular) photography (the technique of making pictures with a camera)
    fotogrāfija ir optisku, mehānisku, elektrisku un ķīmisku procesu komplekssphotography is a complex of optical, mechanical, electrical and chemical processes
  2. photograph, photo (a picture taken via this process)
    tā bija pirmā sievietes fotogrāfija, ko Ingus todien iebāza savā kabatas grāmatiņā — that was the first woman's photo which Ingus that day had put inside his pocket book
    par savu tēvu viņa zina maz; tikai fotogrāfijas vecmāmiņas albumā — about her father she knew little; only (the) photos in (her) grandmother's album
  3. (usually in the singular) photography (the art and craft of photograph and image making)
    šodien fotogrāfija izaugusi par pastāvīgu mākslu — today, photography has grown into an independent (form of) art

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