The Alternative Latvian Dictionary: filozofija

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filozofija {{wikipedia}} etymology Via other European languages, ultimately from Latin philosophia, from Ancient Greek φιλοσοφία 〈philosophía〉, from φίλος 〈phílos〉 and σοφία 〈sophía〉 (with the suffix -ίa 〈-ía〉, Latvian -ija).
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  1. (chiefly, in the singular) philosophy the study of ultimate, fundamental principles in nature, thought, and spirit filozofijas vēsture — history of philosophy
  2. (chiefly, in the singular) philosophy the fundamental principles of a science or topic of study matemātikas filozofijaphilosophy of mathematics valodas filozofijaphilosophy of language
  3. philosophical teaching, school of thought Aristoteļa, Hēgeļa, Marksa filozofija — Aristotelian, Hegelian, Marxist philosophy
  4. (colloquial) thought, belief system; speculation šī bija lielākā gudrība un dziļākā puiša filozofija — this was the boy's highest wisdom and deepest philosophy

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