nevainīgums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nevainīgs (innocent) +‎ -ums (with nevainīgs from ne- +‎ vainīgs (guilty), and vainīgs from vaina (guilt) +‎ -īgs).

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Noun[edit]

nevainīgums m (1st declension)

  1. innocence (the state or quality of one who is innocent, not guilty)
    apsūdzētā nevainīgums — the innocence of the accused
    nevainīguma prezumpcija — the presumption of innocence
  2. innocence, harmlessness
    draiskulību nevainīgums — the innocence of playfulness
  3. innocence, simplicity, naïveté
    bērna nevainīgums — a child's innocence

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