šifra

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Chiffre, from French chiffre ‎(digit, cipher) from Italian cifra ‎(digit, cipher), originally from Arabic صِفْر ‎(ṣifr, zero, empty, nothing).[1]

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Noun[edit]

šifra f

  1. cipher (method for concealing the meaning of text)
  2. cipher (cryptographic system using an algorithm)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ šifra in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French chiffre ‎(digit, cipher), from Medieval Latin cifra ‎(zero), originally from Arabic صِفْر ‎(ṣifr, zero, empty, nothing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

šȉfra f ‎(Cyrillic spelling ши̏фра)

  1. code, cipher (method for concealing the meaning of text)
  2. password, passcode

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References[edit]

  • šifra” in Hrvatski jezični portal