czar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian царь (tsar'), via Old Church Slavonic тсесари (tsesari), from Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌹𐍃𐌰𐍂 (kaisar), from Medieval Greek Καῖσαρ, ultimately from Latin Caesar[1].

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czar (plural czars)

  1. Alternative spelling of tsar.
  2. A person assigned to a task-related government oversight office, e.g. "drug czar".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Funk, W. J., Word origins and their romantic stories, New York, Wilfred Funk, Inc.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

czar m (plural czars)

  1. Alternative spelling of tsar.

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čarъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ker- *kēr-, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷer-.

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czar m

  1. spell (magic)
  2. charm (quality of inspiring delight or admiration)

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Portuguese[edit]

czar

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian царь (carʹ), from Old East Slavic цьсарь (cĭsarĭ), from Old Church Slavonic цѣсарь (cěsarĭ), from Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌹𐍃𐌰𐍂 (kaisar, emperor), believed to come from Latin Caesar.

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czar m (plural czares, feminine czarina, feminine plural czarinas)

  1. tsar