križ

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See also: kříž, kríz, kríž, Kríž, kriz, and Kříž

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin crux.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

krȋž m (Cyrillic spelling кри̑ж)

  1. (Croatia, Bosnia) cross, crucifix (also figuratively)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This word, in a religious context, is used mainly by Catholic Christians, and consequently generally more common among Croats than Serbs. Orthodox Christians (and Serbs generally) tend to prefer the term kȑst.

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Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kríž m inan (genitive kríža, nominative plural kríži)

  1. cross (geometrical figure)

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