akadēmisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From akadēm(ija) (academy) +‎ -isks. Probably not derived as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from other European languages.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

akadēmisks (akadēmiskais comparative, akadēmiskāks superlative, visakadēmiskākais adverb, akadēmiski)

  1. academic (produced by an academy, a learned society; scientifically verified, precise, full, comprehensive)
    akadēmiskais tautas dziesmu izdevums būs monumentāls izdevumsthe academic edition of folk songs will be a monumental edition (= publication)
    biezi akadēmiski sējumi ar zinātnieku komentāriem un paskaidrojumiemthick academic volumes with scientific comments and explanations
  2. academic (relating to an academy, to a prestigious institution of higher learning)
    akadēmiska izglītībaacademic education
    akadēmiskais gadsthe academic year (period when teaching takes place)
  3. (art) academic (adhering to, associated with, tradition, traditional rules and criteria)
    akadēmiskais teātrisacademic theater
    akadēmiskais korisacademic choir
    tomēr ne visi tautas instrumenti ir iekļāvušies akadēmisko instrumentu saimē: simfoniskais orķestris ir izlase, tas ir, tautas instrumentu attīstības kalngalshowever, not all folk instruments were absorbed into the family of academic instruments: the symphonic orchestra is a selection, i.e., a summit of instrument development
  4. academic, theoretic, abstract; distanced from life, restrained, lacking in feelings, warmth
    akadēmisks strīdsacademic debate
    referāts bija ļoti akadēmisksthe presentation was very academic
    runāt akadēmiskā stilāto speak in an academic style
    kritika, kas aprobežojas tikai ar paša daiļdarba iekšējās struktūras analīzi, nevar būt citāda kā vienīgi sausa, akadēmiska, tā nevar interesēt plašas lasītāju masascriticism which limits itself to the analysis of the internal structure of the work of art cannot be but dry, academic, it cannot interest a wider readership

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