akadēmija

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See also: akademija and akadēmijā

Latvian[edit]

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 Akadēmija on Latvian Wikipedia

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Latvijas Mākslas Akadēmija

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, ultimately a borrowing from Latin acadēmīa, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀκαδημία (Akadēmia), a grove of trees and gymnasium outside of Athens where Plato taught; from the name of the supposed former owner of that estate, the Attic hero Akademos.

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akadēmija f (4th declension)

  1. academy (the highest scientific and research institution in a country)
    Latvijas Zinātņu Akadēmija — the Latvian Academy of Sciences
  2. academy (a prestigious institution of higher learning)
    Latvijas Mākslas Akadēmija — the Latvian Academy of Art
    Lietuvas Militārā Akadēmija — Lithuanian Military academy
    lauksaimniecības akadēmijas studenti — students of the Academy of Agriculture
    Bombejā atklāta Drāmas Akadēmija: tā ir pirmā teātra mākslas skola Indijā, kas gatavo režisorus, aktierus un citus speciālistus — In Bombay the Academy of Drama was opened: this is the first school of theater arts in India that forms directors, actors and other specialists
    Bērzkalns, kas bija apmeklējis kara akadēmiju, varēja pat runāt ar Loniju par teorētiskiem kara vedības jautājumiem — Bērzkalns, who had attended the war academy, could speak with Lonijs about theoretical questions of warfare

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