leđa

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lędja, *lędva.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lěːdʑa/
  • Hyphenation: le‧đa

Noun[edit]

léđa n pl (Cyrillic spelling ле́ђа)

  1. (plural only, anatomy) back
    da li želiš utrljati malo losiona na moja leđa? ― do you want to rub some lotion on my back?
    bole me leđa ― my back hurts
    lezi s rukama iza leđa! ― lie down with your hands behind your back!
    lezi na leđa ― lie on your back
  2. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    okrenuti nekome leđa ― to turn one's back on somebody
    raditi iza nečijih leđa ― to work behind somebody's back
    podmetnuti leđa ― to shoulder, take on
    čuvati nečija leđa ― to watch somebody's back

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References[edit]

  • leđa” in Hrvatski jezični portal