rūpīgums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rūpīgs (caring, careful) +‎ -ums (with rūpīgs from rūpe (worry, concern) +‎ -īgs).

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Noun[edit]

rūpīgums m (1st declension)

  1. care, attention (to needs), caringness
    vecāku rūpīgums — parental care, attention
  2. care, carefulness, precision, accuracy
    “steidzies lēnam!” dziļa doma ir šajā tautas gudrībā; tā māca netūļāties, nevilcināties, taču arī nestrēbt karstu; māca ātrumu sabalansēt ar pamatīgumu, rūpīgumu — “hurry slowly!” (there) is deep thinking in this folk wisdom; it teaches not to linger, not to hesitate, but also not to gulp down what is too hot; it teaches to balance speed with thoroughness, carefulness, precision

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