ārsts

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Ārsti

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing, first mentioned in 16th-century translations, from either Middle High German arste or Middle Dutch aerste [aːrstə], 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 palīdzībamedical help, attention
    ārsta konsultācijamedical consultation

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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