žestok

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žestokъ. Cognate to Russian жёсткий (žóstkij)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒěstok/
  • Hyphenation: žes‧tok

Adjective[edit]

žèstok (definite žèstokī, comparative žȅšćī, Cyrillic spelling жѐсток)

  1. severe, violent, bitter
    žestoka borba
    violent battle
  2. strong, pungent (e.g. of drinks)
    žestoko piće
    pungent drink

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