biljeg

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bělěgъ, from a Turkic language.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǐʎeɡ/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ljeg

Noun[edit]

bìljeg m (Cyrillic spelling бѝљег)

  1. mark, marker
    tumorski biljeg — tumor marker
    molekularni biljeg — molecular marker
  2. feature, trait, characteristic
  3. birthmark
  4. (Croatia) tax stamp, stamp (for applications and administrative expenses, not for postal services)
    svaka firma ima svoj logo i biljeg — each company has its own logo and a stamp
  5. sign, signal, symptom

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • biljeg” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Petar Skok (1971), Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, Zagreb: JAZU, volume 1, page 150
  • Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика (1990, Друго фототипско издање), Матица српска, Matica hrvatska (Нови Сад, Zagreb), volume 1, page 171