лептир

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λεπίς (lepís, scale) + πτερόν (pterón, wing); compare dialectal Bulgarian лепир (lepir, vampire), dialectal Russian лепень (lepen', butterfly).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lêptiːr/
  • Hyphenation: леп‧тир

Noun[edit]

ле̏птӣр m (Latin spelling lȅptīr)

  1. butterfly (Lepidoptera)
  2. butterfly (swimming style)
  3. bowtie
  4. butterfly door (of a car)
  5. (figuratively) a fickle, flighty person

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