vápno

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vapьno, from *vapь (dye) (lime was originally used only as a dye). Maybe originated at Proto-Indo-European *wep.[1]

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Noun[edit]

vápno n

  1. lime (calcium-based substance)
  2. (soccer) penalty box

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References[edit]

  1. ^ vápno in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007