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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.

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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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