slavuj

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *solvijь, whence also Russian соловей (solovéj).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /slǎʋuːj/
  • Hyphenation: sla‧vuj

Noun[edit]

slàvūj m (Cyrillic spelling сла̀вӯј)

  1. nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos) or thrush nightingale (Luscinia luscinia)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The two species may be distinguished as mȃlī slàvūj (nightingale) and vèlikī slàvūj (thrush nightingale).

References[edit]

  • slavuj” in Hrvatski jezični portal