želva

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žьlvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-. Cognate with Upper Sorbian žołwja, Lower Sorbian žołw, Polish żółw, Serbo-Croatian žȇlvā and Slovene žélva.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

želva f

  1. turtle, tortoise, terrapin
  2. (colloquial) old woman (often in sexual context)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Želva

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žьlvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-. Cognate with Upper Sorbian žołwja, Lower Sorbian žołw, Polish żółw, Czech želva and Slovene žélva.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒêːlʋaː/
  • Hyphenation: žel‧va

Noun[edit]

žȇlvā f (Cyrillic spelling же̑лва̄)

  1. sea turtle

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

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Želva

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žьlvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-. Cognate with Upper Sorbian žołwja, Lower Sorbian žołw, Polish żółw, Czech želva and Serbo-Croatian žȇlvā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

žẹ́lva f

  1. turtle, tortoise

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. žélva
gen. sing. žélve
singular dual plural
nominative žélva žélvi žélve
accusative žélvo žélvi žélve
genitive žélve žélv žélv
dative žélvi žélvama žélvam
locative žélvi žélvah žélvah
instrumental žélvo žélvama žélvami