къща

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Bulgarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kǫťa. Compare dialectal Bulgarian кът (kǎt, seating area around a fireplace). Cognates include Serbo-Croatian ку̏ћа/kȕća, Russian ку́ща (kúšča, tent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

къ́ща (kǎ́štaf

  1. house
  2. home
    Ра́ботя от къ́щи.
    Rábotja ot kǎ́šti.
    I am working from home.
  3. household, family

Usage notes[edit]

Modern Bulgarian has preserved the locative form къщи in combination with prepositions, even though it has lost most of its grammatical cases elsewhere:

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References[edit]

  • къща in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • къща in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1986), “къща”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 239