jesle

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Etymology[edit]

Common Slavic (cognate with jíst), Proto-Slavic *ě(d)sli is derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed- (to eat).[1]

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jesle f (plural only)

  1. kindergarten-like institution for very young children, between ages 0 and 3
  2. hayrack, crib
  3. (soccer) nutmeg (the playing of the ball between the legs of an opponent)
  4. (rare) Nativity Scene

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  1. ^ jesle in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007