Arzt

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German arzet, from Old High German arzat, from Latin archīāter (physician), from Ancient Greek ἀρχίατρος (arkhíatros), from ἀρχι- (arkhi-) + ἰατρός (iatrós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːɐ̯tst/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /aːts(t)/ (common; particularly northern and central Germany)
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Noun[edit]

Arzt m (genitive Arztes, plural Ärzte, feminine Ärztin)

  1. doctor, physician (without necessarily having a postgraduate degree)
    • 1905, Elon Wikmark, Die Frauenfrage. Eine ökonomisch-soziologische Untersuchung unter spezieller Berücksichtigung des schwedischen Bürgertums, page 139:
      Stockholm zählte nach dem Ärzteverzeichnis vom vorigen Sommer 8 weibliche Ärzte.

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See also[edit]

  • Doktor (a physician with a postgraduate degree)

Further reading[edit]

  • Arzt in Duden online
  • Arzt in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891