kritērijs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, from New Latin criterion, from Ancient Greek κριτήριον (kritḗrion, a test, a means of judging), from κριτής (kritḗs, a judge), from κρίνω (krínō, I judge).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kritērijs m (1st declension)

  1. criterion, criteria (essential characteristics that distinguish entities or phenomena; a test for comparing, distinguishing and evaluating them)
    zinātnisks kritērijs — scientific criteria
    kvalitātes kritērijs — quality criteria
    patiesības kritērijs — truth crietria (philosophy)
    stingrs kritērijs — strict criteria
    mākslinieciskās vērtības kritēriji — artistic value criteria

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