vēsturnieks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A neologism, from vēsture (history) +‎ -nieks, coined in the 1860s by A. Kronvalds. [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [væ̀ːstuɾniɛks]
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Noun[edit]

vēsturnieks m (1st declension, feminine form: vēsturniece)

  1. (male) historian (a specialist in history)
    medicīnas vēsturnieks — medicine historian
    matemātikas vēsturnieks — mathematics historian
    teātra zinātnes vēsturnieks — theater science historian
    mūzikas vēsturnieks — music historian

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References[edit]

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