ārstniecība

See also: ārstniecībā

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ārstnieks ‎(doctor, physician) +‎ -ība (with ārstnieks from ārsts ‎(doctor, physician) +‎ -nieks), with palatalization of k to c. The term ārstnieks is attested in only older sources; in the modern language, it has been replaced by ārsts.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

ārstniecība f (4th declension)

  1. (practical) medicine (system of knowledge and practices for the prevention and treatment of diseases)
    ārstniecības iestāde, metodesmedical institution, methods
    ārstniecības līdzekļitherapeutic agents
    ārstniecības augimedicinal plants
    tautas ārstniecība — folk medicine

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ReferencesEdit

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