сова

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Bulgarian[edit]

Забулена сова
Същинска сова

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sova, possibly of onomatopoeic origin distantly related to English howl.

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Noun[edit]

со́ва (sóvaf (related adjective со́вов)

  1. owl (bird of order Strigiformes)

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References[edit]

  • сова in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • сова in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɐˈva]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

сова́ (sováf anim (genitive совы́, nominative plural со́вы, genitive plural сов)

  1. owl
    бе́лая сова́bélaja sová(Bubo scandiacus, syn. Nyctea scandiaca) snowy owl
    уша́стая сова́ušástaja sová(Asio otus) horned owl
    Он сиди́т, как сова́ на забо́ре
    On sidít, kak sová na zabóre
    He doesn’t pay attention to anything (half blind and absent-minded).
  2. night person, night owl

Usage notes[edit]

In Russian culture, owls are not known for their wisdom; rather, they symbolize daytime blindness and absent-mindedness.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

Noun[edit]

со́ва f (Latin spelling sóva)

  1. owl

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

сова́ (sováf animal (genitive сови́, nominative plural со́ви, genitive plural сов)

  1. owl

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