lijek

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěkъ, borrowed from Gothic 𐌻𐌴𐌺𐌴𐌹𐍃 (lēkeis, physician)[1]. Compare Old Norse læknir, Old High German lahhi, Danish læge.

Noun[edit]

lijȇk m (Cyrillic spelling лије̑к)

  1. medicine

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petar Skok, Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, Z., 1971, v. 2, p. 296: Obično se uzimlje da je praslavenska riječ posuđena iz gotske radne imenice lekeis