kupus

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Kappus (cabbage), with the first -u- coming by merger with another word with the same meaning. Compare dialectal Serbo-Croatian kapuc, kapus (from Venetian capuzzo), and also Old Serbo-Croatian (Kajkavian) kupust (ultimately from Latin composita (mixed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǔpus/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧pus

Noun[edit]

kùpus m (Cyrillic spelling ку̀пус)

  1. cabbage

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • kupus” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Alemko Gluhak (1993), Hrvatski etimološki rječnik, August Cesarec: Zagreb, page 360