cilvēciskums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cilvēcisks (human) +‎ -ums (with cilvēcisks from cilvēks (person, human being) +‎ -isks, with palatalization of k to c).

Noun[edit]

cilvēciskums m (1st declension)

  1. humanness (the quality of that which is human)
    viņu rakstura zīmējumā trūkst tipisko detaļu, trūkst tā cilvēciskuma, par ko viņus varētu iemīlēt vai ienīstin the depiction of their (= characters') personality, typical (human) details are missing, that humanness is missing through which one could love or hate them

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