прилеп

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Bulgarian[edit]

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Прилепи (бозайник)
Цвете прилеп

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *prilěpъ, an agent noun from Bulgarian прилепя́ (prilepjá, to stick up, to cling). Named after their ability to roost by clinging to the ceiling of caves or on branches of trees.

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Noun[edit]

при́леп (prílepm (diminutive при́лепче)

  1. bat (flying mammal of order Chiroptera)
    Synonyms: (dialectal) ли́ляк (líljak), (dialectal) лепи́р (lepír), (colloquial) сля́по пи́ле (sljápo píle)
  2. (regionally) sticky catchfly (Viscaria vulgaris)
    Synonym: ле́пка (lépka)

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References[edit]

  • прилеп in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • прилеп in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Gerov, Najden (1895), “при́лѣпъ”, in Rěčnik na blǎgarskyj jazyk [Dictionary of the Bulgarian language] (in Bulgarian), volume 4, Plovdiv: Družestvena pečatnica “Sǎglasie”, page 277