висок

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Bulgarian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *vysokъ.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [viˈsɔk]
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висо́к (visók) (adverb висо́ко)

  1. high, tall, lofty, towering, elevated
  2. high, high-pitched (of a sound)
  3. loud (of a sound)
  4. eminent, distinguished

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Macedonian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *vysokъ.

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висок (visok) (comparative повисок, superlative највисок, diminutive височок, abstract noun височина or височество)

  1. tall
    Antonym: ни́зок (nízok)
  2. high, high-altitude
  3. lofty, elevated
  4. high-ranking
  5. high, great, intense
  6. high-pitched

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Noun

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висок (visokm

  1. plumb bob, plummet

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Russian

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Etymology

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Per Vasmer, from висе́ть (visétʹ, to hang) +‎ -о́к (-ók); original meaning (still found dialectally) "hair hanging at the temples". Compare Belarusian виска́та (viskáta, slovenly woman with disheveled hair).

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висо́к (visókm inan (genitive виска́, nominative plural виски́, genitive plural виско́в, relational adjective висо́чный)

  1. (anatomy) temple

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References

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  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “висок”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *vysokъ.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ʋǐsok/
  • Hyphenation: ви‧сок

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вѝсок (Latin spelling vìsok, definite вѝсокӣ, comparative ви̏шӣ)

  1. high, tall
    Ускоро ћеш бити висок као и твој тата. — Soon you'll be as tall as your father.
  2. elevated
  3. raised
  4. loft

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