fotogrāfija

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Latvian[edit]

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Fotogrāfijas

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, ultimately a modern coinage based on Ancient Greek φῶς (phôs, light) (combining form φωτ- (phōt-)) and γράφω (gráphō, to scratch, to scrape, to graze; to write) +‎ -ija.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fotogrāfija f (4th declension)

  1. (usually in the singular) photography (the technique of making pictures with a camera)
    fotogrāfija ir optisku, mehānisku, elektrisku un ķīmisku procesu komplekssphotography is a complex of optical, mechanical, electrical and chemical processes
  2. photograph, photo (a picture taken via this process)
    tā bija pirmā sievietes fotogrāfija, ko Ingus todien iebāza savā kabatas grāmatiņāthat was the first woman's photo which Ingus that day had put inside his pocket book
    par savu tēvu viņa zina maz; tikai fotogrāfijas vecmāmiņas albumāabout her father she knew little; only (the) photos in (her) grandmother's album
  3. (usually in the singular) photography (the art and craft of photograph and image making)
    šodien fotogrāfija izaugusi par pastāvīgu mākslutoday, photography has grown into an independent (form of) art

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