koberec

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly of Turkic origin. Cognates include Russian ковёр (kovjór), and archaic Bulgarian губер (guber).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koberec m

  1. rug, carpet

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ковер” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Old Norse kǫgurr (quilt), according to Jooseppi Julius Mikkola[1][2], quoted also by Vasmer; cognates derived from kǫgurr include Russian ковёр (kovjór), and archaic Bulgarian губер (guber). A Turkic origin has also been theorised.

Noun[edit]

koberec m

  1. rug, carpet

References[edit]

  • ковер” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  1. ^ Mémoires de la société néo-philologique à Helsingfors I. , S. 8, cited in Indogermanische Forschungen, Karl Brugmann: „Unter dem Titel Etymologisches weist Mikkola einige neue germanische Wörter im Finnischen nach und deutet slav. kovъrъ (Teppich) aus anord. kögurr.“
  2. ^ Jahresbericht über die Erscheinungen auf dem Gebiete der germanischen Philologie, B. 7, S. 23: „slav. kovъrъ Teppich; an kögurr id