humāns

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Latvian[edit]

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Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin humanus (human, humane).

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humāns (def. humānais, comp. humānāks, sup. vishumānākais; adv. humāni)

  1. humane, compassionate (showing compassion, kindheartedness, respect in relations with others; such that it expresses such feelings)
    humāns cilvēkshumane person
    humāns rakstniekshumane writer
    jo sevišķi jāatzīmē Ruso pedagoģijas humānā tendence: audzināt bērnus nevis ar sodiem, bet respektējot viņu rotaļas un bērnišķīgumu — in particular, one must note the humane tendency of Rousseau's pedagogy: to raise children ont with punishment, but respecting their toys and childishness
    cildens mērķis atvedis Maskavā visu kontinentu mediķus: pasaulē vishumānākās profesijas pārstāvjus — a laudable goal has brought to Moscow doctors of all continents: representatives of the world's most humane, most compassionate profession

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