земљотрес

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nominalized form of зѐмља (earth) +‎ тре̑сти (shake), calque of Latin terrae motus or German Erdbeben.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zêmʎotreːs/
  • Hyphenation: зем‧љо‧трес

Noun[edit]

зе̏мљотре̄с m (Latin spelling zȅmljotrēs)

  1. earthquake

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

Skok, Petar (1973) Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 3, Zagreb: JAZU, page 650