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Czech translation: Muj zubar/ma zubarka - + diacritical signs

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English term or phrase:My Dentist (male and female)
Czech translation:Muj zubar/ma zubarka - + diacritical signs
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08:52 Apr 20, 2000
English to Czech translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: My Dentist (male and female)
Do you say "my dentist" in Czech the same way for male or female?
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Muj zubní lékar
Explanation:
and

Má ... lékarka

Distinction is made between male and female dentists.

I don't have all the diacritical signs, but you surely know them (a ° above the U in muj and a reversed ^ on the r in lékar and lékarka)
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Evert DELOOF-SYS
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Local time: 04:16
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Summary of answers provided
naMůj zubař, Moje zubařkaPetr Motejzik
naFemale: moje zubařka, moje zubní lékařka Male: můj zubař, můj zubní lékaMadla
namuj zubar (male), moje zubarka (female)Dagmar Koenig
namůj zubař (male) - má zubařka (female)
Zenny Sadlon
naMuj zubní lékar
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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15 mins
Muj zubní lékar


Explanation:
and

Má ... lékarka

Distinction is made between male and female dentists.

I don't have all the diacritical signs, but you surely know them (a ° above the U in muj and a reversed ^ on the r in lékar and lékarka)

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 04:16
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 7
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Thank you so much!

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41 mins
můj zubař (male) - má zubařka (female)


Explanation:
"Zubař(ka)" is more akin to dentist who, in the U.S., does not have to be a physician.

"Zubní lékař" is literally a dental physician who could possibly be both a dentist and a dental physician(DDS=Doctor of Dental Science/Surgery in the U.S.}. I am not sure, however, whether in the Czech Republic a dentist can or could had ever been somebody without a DDS degree.

As far as usage, the distinction between "zubař" and "zubní lékař" is usually rather a matter of difference between everyday or colloquial and "proper" or "educated" speech.

P.S.: zub=tooth > zubař=toother(?)=dentist

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Zenny Sadlon
Local time: 21:16
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
PRO pts in pair: 230

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4 hrs
muj zubar (male), moje zubarka (female)


Explanation:
One could also say "our dentist"; nas zubar (male), nase zubarka (female).
The ofiicial literary term is zubni lekar (male), zubni lekarka (female); although harldy any Czech speaker would use this two-word term in common speech.
My translation typed here does not show the diacritical marks over "u" in muj, over "r" in zubar and zubarka, over "a" and "s" in nas, and over "s" in nase.


Dagmar Koenig
United States
Local time: 19:16
PRO pts in pair: 4

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4 hrs
Female: moje zubařka, moje zubní lékařka Male: můj zubař, můj zubní léka


Explanation:
I would like to add information to the excellen explanation of Zenna. In the Czech repbulic (I am Czech) the dentist studies at the university, at the Medical School for six years. After that there are other exams as well. His/her assistant has a secondary school education and is not allowed to do anything on the patient independently. Everything is done by the dentist.

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Local time: 04:16

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7 hrs
Můj zubař, Moje zubařka


Explanation:
Můj zubař = male
Moje zubařka = female

Also: Můj dentista, Moje dentistka

Petr Motejzik
Local time: 04:16

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