smetana

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian сметана (smetána).

Noun[edit]

smetana

  1. A European form of soured cream or crème fraîche.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

smetana f

  1. cream (the dairy product)

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

smetana

  1. smetana

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic, cognate with Slovak smotana, Russian сметана (smetana). According to Vasmer the Slavic words are unrelated to German Schmant (sour milk). However, other scholars (Jacob Grimm, Václav Machek) consider Schmant a loanword from Slavic[1].

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smétana f (genitive smétane, uncountable)

  1. cream (oily part of milk)

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References[edit]

  • сметана” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  1. ^ Schmant in DW