ārsts

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Latvian[edit]

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Ārsti

Etymology[edit]

First mentioned in 16th-century translations, a borrowing from Middle High German arste or Middle Dutch aerste, both derived from Vulgar Latin archiāter, from Ancient Greek ἀρχιατρός(arkhiatrós, chief physician).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ārsts m (1st declension, feminine form: ārste)

  1. (male) doctor, physician (a specialist with a medical education who treats patients)
    griezties pie ārsta‎ ― to consult a doctor
    ārsts terapeits‎ ― therapist doctor
    bērnu ārsts‎ ― pediatrician (lit. children's doctor)
    slimnīcas galvenais ārsts‎ ― hospital chief physician
    ārsta palīdzība‎ ― medical help, attention
    ārsta konsultācija‎ ― medical consultation

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References[edit]

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