Serb

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See also: serb, Serb., and șerb

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian Srbi, from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to protect, watch over); akin to Latin servo (I guard, I protect), Old English searu (weapons, armor), Lithuanian sárgas (watchman), Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, hero), Avestan haraiti, haurvaiti (he guards).[1]

Noun[edit]

Serb (plural Serbs)

  1. A person of Serb descent (not necessarily from Serbia). (Compare Serbian.)

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Adjective[edit]

Serb (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the people of Serbia; Serbian.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J.P. Mallory and D.Q. Adams, "Protect", The Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture (London: Fitzroy and Dearborn, 1997).

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Serb m (feminine equivalent Serbowka)

  1. Sorb
  2. Serb

Declension[edit]

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(Sorb):

(Serb):


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Yn Serb m

  1. Serbia

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Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Serb Herb
after "yn", Terb
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Serb m

  1. Serb (person)

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Vilamovian[edit]

Noun[edit]

Serb m

  1. Serb (person)