Hercegovina

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English[edit]

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Hercegovina

  1. Alternative spelling of Herzegovina

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hercegovina f

  1. Herzegovina (southern wedge of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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Latvian[edit]

Hercegovina

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Serbo-Croatian Херцеговина (Hercegovina), itself from German Herzog (duke), with a Slavic adjectival ending -(o)vina, referring to the medieval duchy of Stjepan Vukčić Kosača, who took the title of Herceg (= Herzog, Duke) of Saint Sava in 1419.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hercegovina f (4th declension)

  1. Herzegovina (southern wedge of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina; a historical, not an administrative, region)

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historical regions in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Lithuanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hercegovina f

  1. Herzegovina

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xěrt͡seɡoʋina/
    Homophones: hercegovina
  • Hyphenation: Her‧ce‧go‧vi‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Hèrcegovina f (Cyrillic spelling Хѐрцеговина)

  1. Herzegovina

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Slovene[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hercegovína f (genitive Hercegovíne)

  1. Herzegovina

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