šifra

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Chiffre, from French chiffre (digit, cipher) from Italian cifra (digit, cipher), originally from Arabic صفر (sifr, zero, empty, nothing).[1]

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Noun[edit]

šifra f

  1. cipher (method for concealing the meaning of text)
  2. cipher (cryptographic system using an algorithm)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ šifra in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007