humānists

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From humāns (humane, compassionate) +‎ -ists. Probably not formed as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from some other European language.

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Noun[edit]

humānists m (1st declension, feminine form: humāniste)

  1. (philosophy) (male) humanist (a supporter or follower of humanism; someone whose actions express humanism)
    pret 18. gadsimta dzimtbūšanas brēcošajām nejēdzībām Latvijā kaislīgi uzstājās vācu humānists Garlībs Merķelis — the German humanist Garlieb Merkel spoke passionately about the flagrant absurdities of 18th-century serfdom in Latvia
    izcelt cilvēkā labo, skaisto vienmēr tiekušies visi lielie mākslinieki humānisti — all the great humanist artists strove to elevate / highlight the good, the beautiful in man

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