kostka

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kostъka (small bone), since dice were made of bones (Proto-Slavic *kostь).

Noun[edit]

kostka f

  1. die (polyhedron used in games of chance)
    Pokud se nemůžeš rozhodnout, hoď si kostkou.
  2. cube (object more or less in the form of a cube)
    Stačí jedna kostka cukru.

Polish[edit]

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kostka brukowa (#7)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kostъka (small bone), since dice were made of bones (Proto-Slavic *kostь); equivalent to kość +‎ -ka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kostka f

  1. Diminutive of kość; bone
  2. die (polyhedron used in games of chance)
  3. cube (object more or less in the form of a cube)
    Kostka Rubika – Rubik's Cube
    kostka lodu – ice cube
  4. (anatomy) knuckle
  5. (anatomy) ankle
  6. (colloquial) plectrum (a small piece of plastic, metal, ivory for plucking the strings)
  7. cobble, cobblestone

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