The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: hjúkrunarkona

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hjúkrunarkona etymology From hjúkrun and kona.
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. a female nurse, a woman trained to provide care for the sick{{jump}} Nýbökuð hjúkrunarkona. A newly qualified nurse.
Synonyms: {{jump}} (gender-neutral) hjúkrunarfræðingur, (female) hjúkka
  • The gender-neutral term hjúkrunarfræðingur may be used in favour of the term hjúkrunarkona.

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