zobārsts

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Latvian[edit]

Zobārsti

Etymology[edit]

From zobs (tooth) +‎ ārsts (doctor, physician).

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Noun[edit]

zobārsts m (1st declension, feminine form: zobārste)

  1. (male) dentist (a doctor specialized in dentistry)
    divdesmito gadu sākumā Latvijā strādāja jau nepilni četri simti zobārstu — in the early 20s almost 400 dentists worked in Latvia
    bija laiks, kad zobārsts, izārstējis vai izrāvis slimu zobu, varēja uzskatīt, ka pilnā mērā ir izpildījis savu pienākumu — there was a time when a dentist, treating or pulling diseased teeth, could think that he had fully complied with his duty

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