ārstnieks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ārsts (doctor, physician) +‎ -nieks. Found in older sources, ārstnieks has now been completely replaced by ārsts.[1]

Noun[edit]

ārstnieks m (1st declension)

  1. (obsolete) doctor, physician

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Usage notes[edit]

The feminine form, presumably ārstniece, is unattested.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “ārsts” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7