See also: zinātniecē

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From zināt(to know) +‎ -niece, or zinātnieks(scientist) +‎ -e(fem.) (the latter with palatalization of k to c).

NounEdit

zinātniece f (5th declension, masculine form: zinātnieks)

  1. (female) scientist (highly qualified specialist doing research work in some branch of science)
    izcila zinātniece‎ ― an outstanding scientist
    jauna zinātniece‎ ― a young scientist

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