къшей

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kǫšьjь (or from *kǫsьjь, *kǫsějь with expressive palatalization of *-s- > *-š-). Equivalent to къс (kǎs, piece, bite) +‎ -ей (-ej).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

къ́шей (kǎ́šejm

  1. piece, slice (of bread)
    Synonyms: крава́йче (kravájče), къ́ршей (kǎ́ršej)
    къ́шей хлябkǎ́šej hljabpiece of bread
  2. bite, morsel
    Synonyms: къс (kǎs), за́лък (zálǎk), ха́пка (hápka)

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Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • къс (kǎs, piece, bite)

References[edit]

  • къшей in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • къшей in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1986) , “къшей”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 238