šarka

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See also: sarka, Šárka, sarķa, and sarƙa

Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

šarka f

  1. plum pox

Further reading[edit]

  • šarka in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *śórˀkaˀ; compare Proto-Slavic *s(v)orka, Old Prussian sarke (magpie).[1] When compared with Ancient Greek κόραξ (kórax, raven) a Proto-Indo-European form *ḱor-h̥₂k- can be reconstructed, however they may well be independent formations.[2] In any case, both forms ultimately go back to Proto-Indo-European *ḱor- (crow, raven), whence also, with various suffixes, Ancient Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, crow); Latin cornīx (crow) and corvus (raven).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈʂarkɐ/

Noun[edit]

šárka f (plural šárkos) stress pattern 1

  1. magpie (one of several species in the family Corvidae, especially the Eurasian magpie, Pica pica)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2015) Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 440
  2. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 750