težak

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tęžьkъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /těːʒak/
  • Hyphenation: te‧žak

Adjective[edit]

téžak (definite tȇškī, comparative tȅžī, Cyrillic spelling те́жак)

  1. heavy, weighty
  2. difficult (of a job)
  3. unpleasant (of air)
  4. complex, difficult to understand (of a topic or subject)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived by nominalization from the first etymology, originally denoting a person doing difficult tasks.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /těʒaːk/
  • Hyphenation: te‧žak

Noun[edit]

tèžāk m (Cyrillic spelling тѐжа̄к)

  1. farmer, agriculturalist
  2. day laborer
Declension[edit]