PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 16th century apoteka, from Latin apotheca.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /apˈtɛ.ka/
  • (file)

NounEdit

apteka f

  1. pharmacy (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed)
    Tata kupił wczoraj leki w aptece.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Belarusian: аптэка (apteka)
  • Bulgarian: аптека (apteka)
  • Macedonian: аптека (apteka)
  • Russian: аптека (apteka) (see there for further descendants)
  • Ukrainian: аптека (apteka)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927), “apteka”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish): “jeszcze w 16. w. apoteka (…) (włosk. bottega, franc. boutique)”

Further readingEdit

  • apteka in Polish dictionaries at PWN