čára

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See also: cara, Cara, carā, and căra

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably derived from čáry (magic), čarovat (to conjure), meaning a magical line, e.g. the delineation of a magic circle.[1] Possibly connected also with Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).[2]

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Noun[edit]

čára f

  1. line
  2. threadlike mark of pen, pencil, or graver

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References[edit]

  1. ^ čára in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ čára in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007