šošovka

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From its shape, from šošovica (lentil) +‎ -ka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

šošovka f (genitive singular šošovky, nominative plural šošovky, genitive plural šošoviek, declension pattern of žena)

  1. a lens (a single lens, not a lens assembly such as used by cameras)
  2. a lens (transparent crystalline structure in the eye)

Usage notes[edit]

  • While in English a lens assembly is often referred to as a lens, in Slovak that is an objektív.

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Further reading[edit]

  • šošovka in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk