ārstnieks

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ārsts (doctor, physician) +‎ -nieks. Found in older sources, ārstnieks has now been completely replaced by ārsts.[1]

NounEdit

ārstnieks m (1st declension)

  1. (obsolete) doctor, physician

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The feminine form, presumably ārstniece, is unattested.

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “ārsts” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.
Last modified on 28 September 2013, at 11:08