врач

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Macedonian[edit]

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врач (vračm

  1. witch doctor, medicine man, healer

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

врать (vratʹ) +‎ -ач (-ač). Originally meant "witch-doctor, enchanter".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vrat͡ɕ]
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Noun[edit]

врач (vračm anim (genitive врача́, nominative plural врачи́, genitive plural враче́й)

  1. (medicine, formal) therapist, not surgeon, not hospital nurse
  2. doc, vet, medic, physician, doctor

Usage notes[edit]

A female medical doctor is referred to as врач, or женщина-врач, or, colloquially only, врачиха.

Declension[edit]

Note: There is an archaic vocative вра́чу (vráču).

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vračь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

вра̑ч m (Latin spelling vrȃč)

  1. witch doctor (shamanistic priest in aboriginal cultures)
  2. (obsolete) physician, doctor

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